• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Nicotiana 'Lime Green'

Tobacco plant 'Lime Green'

Tobacco plant 'Lime Green'

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  • Other common names Tobacco plant 'Lime Green'

  • Genus Nicotiana can be annuals, biennials, perennials or shrubs, with simple, alternate leaves and tubular or salver-shaped, often fragrant flowers borne in racemes or panicles in summer or autumn

  • Family Solanaceae / Solanaceae

  • Species 'Lime Green' is an erect annual to 60cm, with oval leaves and salver-shaped, lime-green flowers to 5cm across in summer

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Columnar_Upright#Columnar/Upright

  • Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilLoam, Chalk, Clay

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.5-1 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    1-2 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade

Propagation Propagate by seed

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning No pruning required

Pests Can get leafhoppers and glasshouse whitefly

Diseases May be subject to a virus

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