John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Nuccio’s Nursery in Altadena, California (near Pasadena, CA), to share with you the most edible camellia plant you will want to grow: Camellia Sinensis that you can make your own green tea, black tea, oolong tea, matcha tea powder or eat raw baby leaves.
The tea plant is the perfect container plant you can grow in most places. You can plant Camellia sinensis in the ground if you live in zone 7 or better.
In this episode, you will learn about some of the health benefits of the Camellia sinensis plant, the plant that is responsible for tea.
Next, John will share with you some of the tips and tricks to successfully growing Camellia Sinensis in a container or in the ground.
You will learn about the two exclusive cultivars that Nuccio’s Nursery is offering of the Camellia sinensis and why they are being grown under a shade in Southern California.
After watching this episode, you will be more familiar with the tea plant aka Camellia Sinensis plant and how you can grow it to cut out the middleman and have your own tea forever.
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15 thoughts on “Never Buy Green, Black or Oolong Tea Again! How to Grow Your Own Tea at Home”
John, I just built a 2 foot raised bed, now I'm looking for good fill dirt for vegetable garden, any recommendations?
Grow your own tea, and make Kombucha with it.
Will it grow in NY!?
Thanks for the info. Was wondering if these tea plants have less fluoride than the ones you buy at the grocery store?
I leavein tacoma Wa. I tried taking some mint home to Missouri to grow in the garden home stead well I planted it watered it three days latter it was strip of all its leaves bear and hunderds of little brown ants all over it.
do you know where i can buy seeds or seedlings?
great video i have a cold hardy camellia sinensis growing well outside in vancouver canada. it's doing well so far. lookin forward to making some Matcha and green tea
THANK YOU FOR THE INFORMATION!!!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YJeoFQiMps Another place to buy. So its not exclusive to this nursery.
I am going there next week. Thank you for spotting this place for the Tea people!
Don't drink gallon of tea everyday. It can damage your liver and the delicate kidney organs.
I trust the natives, not the Chinese or the euro-americans
John has round face so he never age. He just got his hair trimmed like the way he trims his plants. Look healthy. Lol
I understand green and white tea is Camellia sinensis sinensis, whereas black, oolong and pu-erh tea is camellia senensis assamica. May we assume you're bought the green tea variety css, and not csa?
So where's the video of "How to Grow Your Own Tea at Home"?