Looking for tea plant or seeds.

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by moopups, Jul 11, 2005.

  1. moopups

    moopups In Remembrance

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    Its called Camellia Assamica scientifically, anybody got a source?
     
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    shadowwalker Well-Known Member

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    Might try ebay i've seen them on it alot. shadowwalker
     

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    snoozy Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Camellia sinensis is what you'll get...you can get them from Nichol's Garden Nursery in Oregon. You can order online or mail order, and they have excellent quality seeds, plants and service.

    (Assam tea plants and China tea plants are closely related. The Assam "jat" or type was originally found in Assam by the British, who were having trouble getting ahold of China jat plants or seeds because the Chinese Emperor wouldn't allow their export. Both produce fine tea.)
     
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    moopups In Remembrance

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    Research states that only the Camellia Assamica will survive here in Florida, the other species are for mountain heights areas.