African Red is a bright leaf variety with light green colored leaves and white stemmed. A vigorous grower reaching 8 feet (200cm) in height at the first crows foot. Plant form is columnar. Average size of 10th leaf at maturity 28 inches (60cm). Leaf width 12" (25cm) 28 leaves total on un-topped plants, not including bed leaves. Matures in 80 days. Has a high nicotine content. Original seed is from Transvaal, South Africa.