Tree Tobacco
Common Name Tree tobacco
Latin Name Nicotiniana glauca
Family Solanaceae
Sunset zones / USDA zones   / 10-11 
Type / Form Tree / Medium
Native Habitat Washes mostly below 3,500 feet in southwest
Soil Dry to moist, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam, low organic content, well drained
Water None in clay soil to once a week in sand
Exposure Full sun
Height X Width Maximum 15 feet X 25 feet, usual 12 feet X 15 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Evergreen, oval lance-shaped, to 7" long
Flowers Yellow trumpet shaped flowers, March through November
Bark / Roots  
Maintenance Low
Propagation Seeds, cuttings
Pests and diseases  
Landscape uses Erosion control, low maintenance
Garden Suitability Fragrant, Hummingbird, Songbird, Ethnobotanical
Ornamental Value Evergreen branches, yellow flowers trumpet shaped flowers, March through November, cold marginal
Nature Value Prevents erosion, flowers attract bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies, seed eaten by birds and other wildlife
Native American Uses Medicinal and ceremonial
  All parts of plant are poisonous.
Links  
    Article http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080605223838AA5ekSd
    Images and data http://www.delange.org/TobaccoTree/TobaccoTree.htm
    Images and data http://www.calflora.net/bloomingplants/treetobacco.html
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/51448/
    Images and data http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/tree_tobacco.htm
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicotiana_glauca
    Images and data http://www.fireflyforest.com/flowers/1705/nicotiana-glauca-tree-tobacco/
    Images and data http://www.enature.com/fieldguides/detail.asp?fotogID=737&curPageNum=14&recnum=ts0245
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=5860
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=NIGL
    Nursery
Oak Hills Nursery, 13874 Ranchero Road, Oak Hills, 92345, 760-947-6261
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