tea plants

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Postby TeaFanatic » Jun 11th, '06, 00:38

about.com has a nice article on how to grow tea, but I don't think that it mentions anywhere as to where you should get seeds. Here is the article:

http://coffeetea.about.com/od/preparati ... ingtea.htm

As far as what kind to get, I'm not exactly sure what you mean, since all tea comes from the same plant. Do you perhaps mean growing herbal teas?

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Postby Tea Guy » Jun 11th, '06, 10:16

I tried and failed miserably, as I've recounted in several installments at my Web site. But I've still got some seeds and I'm going to give it another go.

I bought my seeds here:
http://seedrack.com/02.html

This vendor used to sell plants. Not sure if they still do:
http://www.nicholsgardennursery.com/index.htm

Here's another source for plants:
http://www.greenteaplants.com/

Thanks,
Bill

Tea Guy Speaks
http://wileng.blogspot.com/

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Postby H.M. Murdock » Jun 22nd, '06, 16:33

TeaFanatic wrote:As far as what kind to get, I'm not exactly sure what you mean, since all tea comes from the same plant.

Two, technically- sinensis and assamica.

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Postby rabbit » Jun 22nd, '06, 16:39

the latter being a tea tree.

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Postby claratea » Sep 30th, '06, 23:22

camforest.com sells many varieties of potted camellia sinensis.

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