Tea, Korean Tea Seedling


Camellia sinensis

This is the plant that green and black tea are made from. The small leaves of new growth are picked and processed differently depending on the type of tea being made. These plants are hardy and productive, and can grow in full sun to part shade as long as they are not scorched. Tea likes rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Will eventually grow to 8′.

USDA Zone: 7-10

Pollination: Self-fertile

Time to productivity: About 2 years depending on conditions.

Ripening time: Summer.

Size: 8′ at maturity, often kept smaller.


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Hardy and productive, these Korean Tea plants produce the leaves harvested to make green or black tea depending on how it is processed. They are hardy to about 10° F. Plants usually need 2 years before harvest. Will eventually grow to 8'. ft.

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