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Growing Zones: 4-5 patio / 6-9 outdoors



Growing Zones 6-9 outdoors
This plant is recommended for zones: 6-9 outdoors
(green area above)

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

8-10 ft.

Mature Width:

4-6 ft.

Sunlight:

Full-Partial

Drought Tolerance:

Moderate

Botanical Name:

Camellia Sinensis Red Leaf

Does Not Ship To:

AZ, TN, TX

Grow Your Own Tea on a Beautiful Flowering Shrub

The Red Leaf Tea Plant allows you to harvest your own endless supply of tealeaves only a few steps away, in the comfort of your own yard and home. The leaves you harvest yourself for brewing will taste stronger and more flavorful than the teas commonly found in grocery stores.  

How do you like your tea, green, white, or black? You can easily dry your tealeaves and mix them with your favorite ingredients like blueberries or mint to craft your favorite tea flavors. There are a ton of possibilities! Just remember to pick the newest growth at the top of your plant for the most flavor. 

With each sip of your tea you’ll be naturally nourishing your body and providing yourself with tons of health benefits. Red Leaf Tea Leaves are loaded with anti oxidants to protect your eyes, hair and skin, tannins to clean your body of toxins, zinc, potassium and more to give your immune system a boost.  

Along with a constant supply of tealeaves you’ll have a unique shrub that fills the landscape with year round beauty. The new growth is red once it emerges, before turning a shade of lush green. Plant your tea plants in rows for a privacy hedge or border rows, or train them as trees to accent the garden. 

In the fall the Red Leaf Tea Plant erupts with soft, pink blossoms all over the branches. They glow out in the landscape and fill it with a sweet floral fragrance while other plants are entering dormancy. 

Red Leaf Tea Plants are low maintenance shrubs with a high tolerance for droughts and heat. Once you plant them they will thrive on their own without needing to be constantly checked on or cared for. 

This tea variety is recommended for growing zones 7 – 9, but will flourish in containers. If you live farther north than zone 7 simply place your Red Leaf Tea Plants in pots and bring indoors for the colder months. 





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Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Red Leaf Tea Plant



Step 1: Dig Your Hole


Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Red Leaf Tea Plant .

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant


Next, separate the roots of your Red Leaf Tea Plant gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole


As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Red Leaf Tea Plant again after the transplant is complete.


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