Tea Leaf Tree
Tea Leaf Tree TR12-5

Tea Leaf Tree

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SKU TR12-10
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Country Of Origin: India India
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Camellia sinensis. Perennial. Open Pollinated. This small tree produces excellent yields of green tea leaves. Tea is the world's most consumed drink. Young leaves are processed to make tea and green tea beverages. It is used for medicinal use too. Tea stimulates the central nervous system, is diuretic and astringent, relaxes smooth muscles, and increases coronary flow. It has significant anticancer and antioxidant effects and even has been shown to prevent tooth decay on account of its high fluoride content. Can be grown indoors in containers. A variety from India.

Lot No: 18929721

Germination: 56%

Test Date: 05/23

Seeds Per Pound: 380

Plant Height: 4 to 6 ft tall

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Indoor Sow

Planting Instructions: Cold stratify for 60 days. Soak in hot tap water, and let stand in water for 24 hours. Seeds should be cracked before planting! Upon arrival, seeds should be planted immediately. Plant the seed twice as deep as the thickness of the seed, or 1 to 2" deep. Best of started indoors in plastic containers and transplanted into larger pots as the plant grows. Do not over-water seeds! Keep the potting mix moist, but not too soggy.

Soil Facts: When transplanting into larger pots, use Miracle-Gro Potting Mix.

Germination: 14-28 days at 80°F

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