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The kinds in cultivation are natives of New Zealand; the best known, M. complexa, is a very rapid grower, with long wiry and entangled branches, small leaves, and rather inconspicuous white waxy flowers.
Caird expressed the opinion that the cost of carriage from abroad would always protect the British grower, the average all-rail freight from Chicago to New York was 17.76 cents, while the summer rate (partly by water) was 13.17 cents.
In selection work the grower must keep definitely in view the special market requirements for the kinds of tobacco he is producing.
Sanguineum, a tufted grower, has the flowers a deep rose colour; and the double-flowered white and blue forms of G.