Rare and famous Louisiana tobacco known for its dark, black color and unique flavor when cured. Perique is a spice tobacco, usually used in Virginia blends. It has a dark, oily appearance, when cured and a taste of pepper and figs. Its flavor is a little strong, so it is usually found mostly in blends. It can be smoked straight, but isn't intended to be. Being acidic, it tends to alleviate alkaline tongue bite, which is so often a problem with Virginia tobacco, so it is recommend to blend this with your cigarette blends.
Our Current Tobacco Seed Collection has over 20 of the most popular varieties we could find. We have access to other seeds, and will continue to expand this section over time, but this is a great start! Grow all of your favorites! Cigarette tobacco seeds, cigar tobacco seeds, fronto tobacco seeds, and more!
Please Note: By trade, we are tobacco procurers. Although we work closely with farmers, we do not actually grow the tobacco we sell on our website. For questions about how to grow, cure, or ferment tobacco, we will share as much knowledge as possible, but our hands-on experience is limited. 25 - 50 seeds per pack. All of our tobacco seeds are open pollinated.
What People Are Saying About Leaf Only
"I am really impressed with the quality, freshness, and varieties available to me through Leafonly.com. Not only am I smoking less daily as a result of a better choice for my habit. I am enjoying blending, processing, and smoking my final result. Like a fine wine, brandy, or cognac that is precisely how I would describe my tobacco. Canadian organic flue cured to The robust St James Perique. I Went from two packs a day American Spirits to ten of my "designer" cigs. I am using a recycled pasta cutter. The spaghetti cutter is working great to process the leaves, the moisture content of the leaves upon arrival was perfect, I guess around 18%. Cut, gentle toss and its perfect for smoke. I even rolled a few cigarillos with my blend using the St James Perique as a wrapper. Successfully! Thank you, I do look forward to trying more variety as time goes on.
- Tom, CT
To learn more about Leaf Only, visit the About Us page. If there is a particular tobacco leaf that you do not see on our website, please Contact Us. There is a good chance we can find the leaf you are looking for!