The perfect plant for tea lovers. In addition to being pretty, you can harvest the leaves and buds between March and October. Indeed, depending on the preparation technique, this plant can produce different varieties of tea. Following pruning, the plant will produce new growth. However, we recommend not to harvest during the winter. The tea plant appreciates bright light all year round. In summer, this small shrub appreciates being outside, in a semi-shaded place.
To produce green tea, simply pick the fresh leaves and buds, chop them and steep them in hot water.
To produce black tea, the leaves and buds must be crushed to make them brown, then you can infuse them with hot water.
Non-toxic to animals.
- Family: Theaceae
- Origin: China and Southeast Asia.
- Allow the soil to dry out on the surface between waterings.
- Ambient humidity: High.
- Type of soil: Rich and draining.
- Brightness: Moderate.
- Orientation: East, West or 1m from a south window.
- Growth: Average.
- Mean temperature,
- Winter: Between 5ᵒC and 15ᵒC.
Diameter of the pot: 10 cm.
Like nature, each plant is unique. Natural articles are all different and may contain irregularities.
The decorative pot is not included.