- Jun 28, 2014
- Southern New England
Some veins are nearly as thick as stems, as tobacco is bred to grow bigger and bigger leaves. It takes an expert to cure tobacco with big veins. It involves repeated humidifying and re-drying. Not all these South Americans are really conscientious about shrinking veins. Unless the leaf is really damp, it will crack on big veins. Big veins make for harshness. When possible it's good to cut them out.