Turkish Type Tobacco
"Historical uses for Turkish tobacco included pipe and cigarette tobacco blending."

 

Bafra


Plants grow to about five feet tall, cure to a medium reddish-brown color, and reportedly has a low nicotine content. Named after the Bafra district in the Samsun Province of Turkey. It was described in 1922 as follows:

"Bafra tobacco is particularly famous for its exquisite taste and aromatic quality. Most of it is stemless. It is rather a darkish-red in color, and the leaves are tongue-shaped."[1]

It is an old Turkish-type tobacco used historically as a pipe and cigarette blending tobacco variety. The original seed was USDA accession number PI 494146

 

"Bafra" Tobacco Plant

Plant
Bafra Tobacco Flower

Flower
"Bafra" Tobacco Plant

Bafra

Mature "Bafra " Ripe Tobacco Plant

Mature Plant


Air Cured Leaf
 
 

Bafra Tobacco Seeds

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Updated on January 13, 2018