Camellia sinensis
TEA
Theaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, acidic to mildly acidic
4m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Origins: India-Subcontinent, China-Korea-Taiwan, Tropical Asia

Other Botanical Names: Camellia bohea, Camellia thea, Camellia theifera, Thea bohea, Thea sinensis, Thea viridis

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Camellia sinensis
TEA
Theaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, acidic to mildly acidic
4m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: strongly fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early autumn to late autumn

Leaves: dark green

Edibility: edible leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental & formal designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, formal hedge, standard

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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