Grabba Leaf Care and Tips

Smokers who prefer to “roll-your-own” (RYO) tobacco often ask “how can I keep my grabba fresh”? An important start is to purchase only premium quality grabba or fronto leaf. We recommend only the best by using Original Grabba whole leaf or wraps from Vale Republic.   Read on for grabba leaf tips on how to best store and preserve your Original Grabba tobacco for freshness!

Always make sure to tightly fold the leaf and make sure the zip lock on the pouch is fully sealed. All Original Grabba whole-leaf and wraps come in resealable zip lock pouches to preserve freshness.

Mold on leaf stems are normal can be expected on tobacco leaves. However, although harmless it usually can be simply washed off or cut around if preferred

Exposure to air naturally dries out a fronto leaf.  Therefore, if your fronto leaf becomes dry, simply use a spray bottle to spray the leaf on both sides or pat it down with a damp paper towel. After that, let sit for about 1 minute to bring it back to its flexible, soft state.

If there are ever any green spots on leaf they are harmless.  For example, during the curing process of the leaf natural discoloration can occur and it is a sign for farmers that the leaf is fully mature. 

Many users prefer to quickly dry out leaf and make their grabba “hot” by tearing preferred size and running the flame from a lighter in a back-and-forth motion.  This will quickly fire-dry the leaf which many users prefer.

Our leaves are naturally soft so as a result, you can cut to size and roll the cigar to your preferred size, seal and enjoy

Cut preferred amount of leaf and let naturally air dry for approximately 5 minutes.  The leaf will naturally dry out and easily be crushed between fingers using a rolling motion.