Our Sochi Tea Seedlings are from the area around Sochi, Russia where they are used to produce the most northern tea in the world. Tea from these plants is very aromatic and flavorful.
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Latin Name: Camellia sinensis
Site and Soil: Tea likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Tea is hardy to 0° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years before significant harvest
Size at Maturity: 4-5 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: September-November
Pests & Diseases: Our Tea plants are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 7
Sunset Western Zone: 4-9, 12, 14-24
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32