From seed to Swedish snus harvest and curing the tobacco
After a warm and sunny season with a good amount of rain, it's time to harvest and cure the tobacco. A new thing I'm trying for the first time is to cure the tobacco outside only sheltered from the rain. This has prevented most of the tobacco to dry in a green state. If it got dry during the day, the higher humidity during the night and the morning dew made it moist and supple again during the night.
The summer of 2020 Watering The summer of 2020 had varying weather with periods of warmth and sun with rainy days in between. When it was raining I didn’t have to water the plants but, when it was warm and sunny the soil dried out quickly and needed watering each day. But overall, I did not have to water as much as in previous years with warmer and drier weather. [Read More]