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Nicotiana 'Lime Green' (Tobacco plant 'Lime Green')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Nicotiana 'Lime Green'

Other names

Tobacco plant 'Lime Green', Nicotiana alata 'Lime Green'

Genus

Nicotiana Nicotiana

Variety or Cultivar

'Lime Green' _ 'Lime Green' is a mid-sized, bushy annual with ovate leaves and yellow-green flowers from summer though to early autumn.


Nicotiana 'Lime Green' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow-green in Summer; Yellow-green in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse whitefly , Leafhoppers Glasshouse whitefly , Leafhoppers

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Nicotiana 'Lime Green' (Tobacco plant 'Lime Green') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist,free-draining soil in full sun or light shade in a sheltered posiiton.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Nicotiana 'Lime Green'

Other names

Tobacco plant 'Lime Green', Nicotiana alata 'Lime Green'

Genus

Nicotiana Nicotiana

Variety or Cultivar

'Lime Green' _ 'Lime Green' is a mid-sized, bushy annual with ovate leaves and yellow-green flowers from summer though to early autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow-green in Summer; Yellow-green in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse whitefly , Leafhoppers

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Nicotiana 'Lime Green' (Tobacco plant 'Lime Green') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist,free-draining soil in full sun or light shade in a sheltered posiiton.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Nicotiana 'Lime Green' (Tobacco plant 'Lime Green')

Common pest name

Cassava whitefly; Cotton whitefly; Sweet potato whitefly; Tobacco whitefly

Scientific pest name

Bemisia tabaci non-European populations

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

2

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

5

General biosecurity comments

Non-European populations of Bemisia tabaci pose an additional risk to European populations due to the potential for introducing non-European viruses.

Defra's Risk register #2

Plant name

Nicotiana 'Lime Green' (Tobacco plant 'Lime Green')

Common pest name

; Black wood of grapevine; Female sterility of tobacco; Fruit woodiness of tomato; Maize Redness; Mal azul of tomato; Metabolbur; Metastolbur; Parastolbur; Purple top of potato; Stolbur of potato; Stolbur of tobacco; Stolbur of tomato

Scientific pest name

Candidatus Phytoplasma solani

Type

Phytoplasma

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

General biosecurity comments

Phytoplasma which potentially affects a wide host range; determined by the feeding behaviour of vectors. First UK outbreak in 2014; on strawberry; a host not specifically regulated in EU legislation. This legislation should be reviewed to take account of this and other developments.

Defra's Risk register #3

Plant name

Nicotiana 'Lime Green' (Tobacco plant 'Lime Green')

Common pest name

Lance nematode; Nematode; Lance

Scientific pest name

Hoplolaimus spp.

Type

Nematode

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

2

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

General biosecurity comments

Nematode species potentially affecting a wide variety of crops; prohibition of soil likely to mitigate risk substantially; keep under review in light of interceptions or findings should they occur in the EU.

About this section

Our plants are under greater threat than ever before. There is increasing movement of plants and other material traded from an increasing variety of sources. This increases the chances of exotic pests arriving with imported goods and travellers, as well as by natural means. Shoot is working with Defra to help members to do their part in preventing the introduction and spread of invasive risks.

Traveling or importing plants? Please read "Don't risk it" advice here

Suspected outbreak? Click here for contact details to report to the relevant authority.

Date updated: 7th March 2019 For more information visit: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

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