This program was presented at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens Autumn GardenFest.
I have been growing and making my own tea for quite a few years now. I love the freshness of the tea and the feeling of knowing that my tea is safe for my family because I know what goes
All Tea comes from one camellia species, Camellia sinensis. But there is not just one camellia sinensis. Just like Camellia japonica and Camellia Sasanqua, Camellia sinensis is made up of many varieties of Tea, all with varying characteristics Camellia sinensis
Is it Just About Sinensis? I am so fortunate to live in a southern climate where Camellias are the Queen of the winter garden. These beautiful old stately evergreen shrubs bloom in the fall and winter in gardens throughout
People are always asking me for the same question – “Do you sell ‘green’ tea plants?”. I have to snicker a little at the question, then I have to stop myself to realize that perhaps not everyone knows that all
Flowering Tea Plants tend to bloom late summer to early fall and and slightly fragrant. They do attract bees so “bee-ware”. Camellia sinensis Tea Plants are evergreen plants that can fit nicely into any landscape. The are the ultimate landscape
One plant –two uses! Camellia sinensis is not just for tea. It is a wonderful addition to any garden because of it’s “camellia family” characteristics. Much unlike most of it’s famous camellia cousins, Camellia japonica and Camellia sasanqua, Camellia sinensis
The acronym GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organisms, which refers to any food product that has been altered at the gene level. Genetically modified foods are also frequently described as “genetically engineered”, “genetically altered” or “genetically manipulated.” In today’s world,
Every day, millions of people have their morning cup of tea. But did you know that his popular beverage is made from the leaves of a Camellia? Camellia sinesnsis is one of over 250 known species of the genus camellia.
In the nursery industry plants can be grown from seeds, cuttings or grafts. Plants grown from seed is genetically different from any other plant and is called a cultivar or variety. A plant grown from a cutting is the exact