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Tea Plant Camellia sinensis

Camellia sinensis var. assamica

The 'Tea Plant' Camellia is a beautiful Cornish grown evergreen shrub which will be covered in small white flowers, and could even give you leaves and buds to make your very own green tea!

Camellia sinensis can grow in very acidic soils, and is fertilised by bees. It is half hardy, so if being grown in a pot will require to be bought inside, or protected from winter frosts.

Our 9cm pots will give you a starter plant approximately 15cm tall.

Native to:
Eastern Asia
Eventual height:
4 m
Eventual width:
2.5 m
Hardiness:
Half hardy
Sun:
Full-partial sun
Soil:
Well drained, light to medium soil.
Flowering period:
March to May
Dislikes:
Strong winds, so plant out of the prevailing wind.

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Maintenance

Prune trees back after flowering to retain shape. Cut out any dead wood.

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