Did you know all teas whether white tea, green tea, yellow tea, oolong tea, black tea, and dark tea, all come from a tea plant called Camellia Sinensis? And now you can grow this amazing plant in Melbourne, Australia!
You can use the leaves for cooking, interior design, making tea, for various purpose. If you love tea, your space has enough natural sunshine, you are ready to grow a tea plant.
FEATURES: Leaves are variable in size from 10-22cm long. Small white, occasionally pink, cupped flowers have a central mass of yellow stamens. The top 2-3 young leaves and shoots are used to make tea and are harvested every 8-10days.
CONDITIONS: Prefers moist, free-draining, fertile soils, in a full sun position. Water generously during the growing season.
FOR BEST RESULTS: Enrich soil with well-rotted compost and mulch well to keep soil moist.
PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:
- Commercial production of green and black tea
- Ornamental evergreen hedge
SHIPPING: ONLY LOCAL PICK UP IN MELBOURNE CBD 3000
THINGS TO CONSIDER: Each tea plant looks different and height is about 80-100cm. Only comes with a black plastic pot.