What Is A Fronto Leaf? [Everything You Need To Know]

What Is A Fronto Leaf?  [Everything You Need To Know]

In our latest video we answer the question: What is a fronto leaf?  A fronto leaf is a Caribbean & Jamaican Islander tobacco smoking tradition.

There is a long history of this dark type of tobacco leaf being used by the people of these cultures.  Over time as Caribbean Islanders & Jamaicans moved to the United States, an awareness and demand for Fronto Leaf has grown to create a significant niche market.

Fronto leaf is known for being a lower cost / grade cigar wrapper, that is excellent for ‘rolling your own cigars’ or other ‘roll your own’ applications.  It is also used as ‘Grabba Leaf’, which is where it is broken down into bits and smoked in a pipe.  For a grabba leaf smoker, the darker the better, is usually the case.

Watch the following video for our answer to the question: What Is A Fronto Leaf?

 

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The Fronto Leaf Variety

Our variety will suit your every need whether 'rolling your own' with wraps, using as grabba leaf, or rolling your own cigars

QB52 Fronto Leaf | Grabba Leaf

QB52 Fronto Leaf | Grabba Leaf

The QB52 Fronto / Grabba leaf is one of the most popular wrapper leaves in New York City.

QB52 Fronto Wrapper [DARK]

QB52 Fronto Wrapper [DARK]

The Dark version of the QB52 Fronto Leaf.

QB52 Fronto Leaf [L]

QB52 Fronto Leaf [L]

Slightly darker than the QB52 Fronto Leaf, it's mostly used for 'grabba' because it is mostly not wrapper grade [S1].

Connecticut Tobacco / Fronto Leaf

Connecticut Tobacco / Fronto Leaf

Connecticut tobacco is known for it's higher quality and the Connecticut Fronto Leaf meets that expectation.

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [GR]

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [GR]

Dark Air Cured Fronto [GR] is perfect for grabba leaf use as it is dark and very strong. It is not wrapper grade, yet has quite a bit of usable leaf for 'wraps'. It also makes a great cigar binder or filler.

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [ALO]

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [ALO]

Dark Air Cured Fronto [ALO] is also perfect as a 'grabba leaf', thanks to it's dark and bold properties. It's a bit less expensive than the [GR] because it's a slightly lower grade.

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [CLO]

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [CLO]

Dark Air Cured CLO is grown in Canada. It is a top quality cigar wrapper leaf that can also be used for binder. It is significantly larger, but also lighter than the [GR] & [ALO] versions.

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [O]

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [O]

This dark air cured fronto leaf [O] has a bold and beautiful dark color just like a maduro leaf, yet it has unforgettable dark red and brown tones which will surely darken more over time.

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [LL]

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [LL]

These Dark Air Cured Fronto [LL] leaves have become darker over time thanks to the aging process. A popular 'grabba' leaf.

Aged Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [S1]

Aged Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [S1]

These chocolate brown Aged Dark Air Cured Fronto [S1] leaves are aged to perfection, they are not 100% wrapper but are also good for 'grabba'.

Dark Fire Cured Fronto Leaf

Dark Fire Cured Fronto Leaf

This is one of the darkest fronto leaves available. Thick and rubbery leaves that have a pungent, smoky fire cured flavor. Reminiscent of tobacco known as 'Red Herring' These leaves are huge!

Light Fire Cured Fronto Leaf [VA]

Light Fire Cured Fronto Leaf [VA]

A lighter version of the dark fire cured fronto leaf. It is versatile, with many alternative uses other than rolling cigars or smoking traditionally, such as making chewing tobacco & snuff.