The Perique and Louisiana tobacco are the principal varieties cultivated, and attain nearly the size of Connecticut seed leaf.
All of the seed leaf of these states is used exclusively in the manufacture of cigars.
As their name indicates, there is but one cotyledon or seed leaf, and the leaves from the first are alternate.
There are two principal varieties of Connecticut seed leaf, viz.
As the crop is cut in the seed leaf, it is necessary to sow often, but the frequency must be regulated by the demand.
"seed leaf" tobacco in this country is all packed in cases instead of hogsheads, each case containing from 375 to 400 pounds net.
The flavor of the Partaga is too delicate for palates that have been accustomed to Connecticut seed leaf.
In Ohio and Missouri large quantities of tobacco are grown, the former state furnishing both cutting and seed leaf tobaccos.
Now look at the corn: there is absolutely no sign above ground of its one seed leaf.
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