The Tea Plant - Camellia sinensis

The tea plant, Camellia sinensis, originated in China, Tibet and Northern India.

The Tea Plant - Camellia sinensis

An evergreen shrub that has pink or white flowers, tea is traditionally hand picked. Only the bud and two new young leaves are used in the tea process. They can be harvested every one to two weeks during the growing season.

Black tea, green tea and white tea are all produced from the same plant, the difference being the way in which they are processed. When the leav...

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