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Nicotiana sylvestris, can I plant this in a north facing border? The shade comes from a fence, nothing else, not overhung.



I believe you can as my neighbour (who is a fantastic gardener) has done exactly this but I am quite inexperienced so perhaps someone else can confirm.

3 Jun, 2010


I have some that self-seeded under a tall tree, and it is doing just fine.

3 Jun, 2010


Its common name is the Woodland Tobacco. Seen them in considerable shade doing ok round here.

3 Jun, 2010


Great, thanks all, it's always better to get 'real' peoples experience most of the info on Google says full sun or part shade etc and I never know quite what semi/part/partial shade etc means. I thought they looked like the sort of plant that would like shade:-)))

3 Jun, 2010

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