Whole Leaf Tobacco

Which strain to grow

buck

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Hello,
I have a different variety of seeds that I never grow before, they are old seeds circa 2013 , hope they are viable but anyhow I want to grow some plants for seed.
I have limited space (6 plants) and I would like at least 2 of the same so 3 different strains. Which grows well in my part of the world and provides good yield ?
Which would you grow?

Big Leaf Burley
Gold Seal
YTB
Smoking Virginia
Burley N126
GL939 Virginia
 

Knucklehead

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Skychaser is located below you in Washington. You should be able to grow any variety he can successfully grow. His favorite Virginia is GL939.
 

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Also, which one is better for just air curing with less hassle to get a smokeable product ? That'll limit what I'll grow.
Or does all of it have top be flue cured which is fine I have a kiln.
 

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Flue-curing is a whole lot less work than air-curing. From green, ripe leaf to smokable tobacco (for pipe and cigarettes) in 5 to 7 days. So long as your chamber can slowly ramp up to ~165°F. For that, grow a flue-cure variety.

Bob
 

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For air curing Yellow Twist bud is the easiest. It's a good growing mild burley.
 
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