Pick your own tea in your garden! This is the original tea plant as it is grown in the famous tea regions Assam, Darjeeling or Ceylon.
It is best to pick the new, young shoot tips (approx. 3 young leaves) and let the leaves dry in the sun.
Then either pack them airtight or pour hot water on 4-6 leaves and let them steep for 2-5 minutes.
Name: Real tea plant
Botanical Name: Camelia sinensis
pot size: 10,5cm
Total height: approx. 20-30cm high
The tea plant is perennial, but should be wintered indoors for the first few years, from around the 5th to 6th year. It is then conditionally frost-resistant.