Camellia sinensis

Species

  • Tea plant
  • Thea sinensis
  • Camellia assamica
  • Camellia thea
  • Indian tea plant
  • Thea bohea
  • Thea assamica
  • Thea viridis

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Camellia sinensis, otherwise known as tea plant, is a shrubs, trees plant species native to Alabama.

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Appearance

Bloom color
white
white
Foliage
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Evergreen
Aromatic
Smooth-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Space

Dimensions

Camellia sinensis can grow from 1.8m to 12mm tall
1.8m to 12m
Spacing
0.9
1.8

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial
Full

Water

Optimal
Wet
Mesic

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
4.6
7.5

Time

Bloom
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall
Early Winter
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall
Early Winter
Bloom Time
Non-patented
Blooming Habit
Flowers are fragrant
Flowers are fragrant

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Patent information
From softwood cuttings
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse