'Frog Eye Orinoco'
plants grow about five feet tall producing about sixteen good
leaves per plant. The leaves average about fifteen inches wide by
two feet long. Flue-cures to a light brown color sometimes have
specks on the leave that look similar to a frog's eye.
Historically used for cigarettes, as well as for
pipe and cigar filler blends.
'Frog Eye Orinoco' is one of several varieties derived in part
from the original Virginia Orinoco. The original Virginia Orinoco
is one of the oldest varieties in existence and dates well prior