Hardy and productive, our Korean Tea plants come from the mountains of the Boseong region. Boseong also features an annual Green Tea Festival in September.
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Latin Name: Camellia sinensis
Site and Soil: Tea can grow in full sun in cool areas but prefers partial shade in hot regions. Tea likes rich, well-drained, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Tea is hardy to about 10° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years before significant harvest
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. in height and width.
Bloom Time: September-November
Pests & Diseases: We have not observed pest or disease damage on our Tea plants.
USDA Zone: 7
Sunset Western Zone: 4-9, 12, 14-24
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32