8480 - Tobacco. Perique. The famous and rare Louisiana tobacco. Originally grown by the Indians and fermented and pressed on hollow logs, this is a very potent tobacco. Usually used mixed with milder types. Sow Mar. 10th - Apr. 15th at 70°F/21°C soil temp. Press seed into the soil and do not cover, they require light to germinate. Seed should germinate in about 7 - 14 days. Grow seedlings at 60° F/l 6°C. Plant outside end of May. Grown without pesticides. Tobacco in general, cannot be certified organic.