Monday, 11 August 2014

Tobacco plant

11th August 2014


While I was visiting my cousin (who lives near Torun ) I saw the tobacco plant. I have never seen this plant before, Why ?. Because the tobacco plant is mainly cultivated in north and east Poland. So had not seen this plant before where I live. Firstly when I had noticed this plant I thought "what a beautiful flower" but when I asked my cousin it turned out it is a tobacco plant. My cousin Teresa cultivates the tobacco, too. Cultivating this plant means  making a lot of money. But in my opinion it is not fair business. Personally I don't smoke and nobody in my family. But most people do.

Tobacco contains the alkaloid nicotine, a stimulant. Tobacco use is a risk factor for diseases affecting the heartliver and lungs

My cousin's tobacco plant.

Flowers are lovely. 

Definitely smoking is unhealthy but tobacco plant is beautiful.


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7 comments:

  1. i have never seen the plant in person - the flowers are neat.

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  2. I once lived in North Carolina, which is a BIG producer of tobacco. I remember how the plants looked and smelled. Like you, I do not smoke but it is interesting to watch the tobacco being harvested.

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  3. I didn't know tobacco grows Poland. I too don't smoke.

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  4. Never seen a tobacco plantation.
    I don't smoke either..

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  5. I've seen tobacco growing in the Southern United States. It does have misleadingly beautiful flowers.

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  6. Your right flowers are pretty and interesting big leaves. My family do not smoke. We chose not too or my hubby.

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  7. It's too bad that people long ago did not know how bad tobacco was. It's too bad that people nowadays know, and yet they still smoke.

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