The Tea (Camellia sinensis)is a fully hardy perennial evergreen tree/shrub with white flowers. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers high levels of water. The pollen is yellow. It has low drought tolerance.
Camellia sinensis grows in soils ranging from a pH of 6.1 (slightly acidic ranges from 6.1 to 6.5) to 7.2 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5). It is adapted to loamy sand, sandy clay and sandy clay loam soils, and prefers medium fertility.
It has green leaves. They arein shape.
Progagation and germination
Propagation techniques include cuttings and seed. The seed can be germinated by soaking in water.
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|Specific epithet ?||sinensis|
|Tea (United States), Tea shrub (Ireland)|
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