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Tea Plant growing with fresh new FoliageBy Karduelis Public domain (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Camellia sinensis

Makes an attractive hedge with the added bonus of providing your own tea if you wish to dry the new leaf tips. The fragrant white flowers are an added bonus to this compact glossy leaved bush.

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$14.90 50 Seedling Pot: 0.75L
Height: 20-30cm

$4.90 0 Seedling Pot: 0.25L
Height: 10-20cm
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$14.90 0 Seedling Pot: 0.5L
Height: 20-30cm
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Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

Subtropical, Tropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)


Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?


Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots


Fruiting/Harvest Months

February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December,


Question & Answer

Just I want to know if the Tea plant Camellia sinensis ,called white Tea From: RESERVOIR VIC

This is just a normal Tea Plant and the way tea is processed determines if you have black or white tea. #TeaPlant1114

I was wondering whether you could email me a copy of the tea pruning guide. I was given a paper copy some time ago and have since misplaced it. Regards, David From: SALISBURY QLD

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Extremely sensitive to salt. I killed 4 of my 9 plants by mulching with seaweed. | Bronwyn Dunn - Denhams Beach, NSW 14-Oct-2009
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Tea Plant (Grafted) 10/10

Colleen1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3490 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Planted in a shade house area where camellias are already established and doing well.

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Shade

Water Given in: Spring

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SimplersJoy1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3564 days 23hrs

Comments: -

I have both white and pink flowered forms. Interested in growing the oil variety also

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

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Terrastrega's Edible Fruits
Update: 1802 days 20hrs

Comments: - Another new arrival from Daleys. Will be planting as hedgeing plant. Cant wait to try my own tea.

Pollination: No

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Tea Plant (Seedling) 5/10

Jane16's Edible Fruits
Update: 594 days 20hrs

Comments: - When I transplanted it, I accidentally damaged most of the roots. Also, the next 3 days after it was transplanted was 35C plus. It was been watered daily and placed into low sun for 1 day (shade most of the day, maybe 1-2hours of full sun). I then moved it into the bathroom where it has been for the past few days. It's now receiving filtered light for most of the day. It's really struggling right now, the leaves are all droopy. But there looks like there might be some new growth so fingers crossed...

Planted: 2018

Height 0.3 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Shade

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Blood and bone, rock dust, 100% organic compost

Pest Control: Not needed yet

Organic Status:Organic

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