Camellia sinensis ‘San Francisco Tea’

Camellia sinensis San Francisco Tea is a Tsubaki Tea original.  It has an upright vigorous growth habit and produces white flowers in the fall. It is excellent when used for tea production.


  • Species: Camellia Sinensis
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Bloom Size: Small
  • Bloom Form: Single
  • Bloom Season: early fall
  • Growth Habit: Dense, vigorous upright  growth
  • Leaf Structure:  Medium  leaf tea with moderate texture, dark green
  • Maintainable Height: 4-6′
  • Maintainable Width: 4-6′
  • Light Preferences: Full sun to filtered light
  • Plant Uses: Accent Plant, Foundation Plant, Screen or Hedge, Container Plant
  • Special Characteristics:  Camellia sinensis tea plants are used for making tea.
  • Cold tolerant to 25ºF on healthy, well established and adequately hydrated plants for short periods

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