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Camellia sinensis, Tea plant

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 Camellia sinensis
Family: Theaceae
Tea plant
Origin: Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka and India to Assam and China
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.EdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Small evergreen tree to 20-25 ft tall, usually pruned back to shrubs in cultivation, with strong taproot giving rise to a surface. Small white flowers with golden stamens in fall and winter.

Tea is the second most commonly drank liquid on earth after water. It has numerous medicinal benefits mainly due to its antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Chinese saying: Better to be deprived of food for three days, than of tea for one. Tea has been consumed socially and habitually by people for so long (since 3000 BC).

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laercio
brasil paraiba
USDA Zone:tro
1 Feb 2013
hello can you send seeds to Brazil

Camellia sinensis seeds
teresa zundel
thousand oaks, ca, usa
16 Oct 2011
I have several varieties of camellias... I am wondering if they are ll good or tea?


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Tea plant. Yes, tea comes from a camellia! Small evergreen tree, usually pruned back to shrubs in cultivation. Interesting white flowers with golden stamens in fall and winter. Tea is the second most commonly drank liquid on earth after water. It has numerous medicinal benefits mainly due to its antibacterial and antioxidant properties.

See instructions how to make tea
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Camellia sinensis - Tea (small leaf)

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Tea plant. Yes, tea comes from a camellia! The small leaf variety of Camellia sinensisa, thrives in the cool, high mountain regions. Small evergreen tree, usually pruned back to shrubs in cultivation. Interesting white flowers with golden stamens in fall and winter. Tea is the second most commonly drank liquid on earth after water. It has numerous medicinal benefits mainly due to its antibacterial and antioxidant properties.

Instruction how to make tea
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
Tropical Allure - Smart-Release Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

2 Plants in stock

$42.00  
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