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Tea Camellia

Hardiness Zones: 6 - 9
Average shipping height: 2' - 3'
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    Member Price $12.99
    Reg. Price $18.99
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This popular evergreen shrub boasts dense dark-green leaves with fragrant white flowers. As the leaves and buds emerge, the Tea Camellia is commonly harvested to make green, oolong, black, and white tea. Unlike most other Camellia varieties, the Tea Camellia is heat and drought tolerant.

  • Is an evergreen shrub
  • Makes a good hedge, screen, or ornamental shrub
  • Produces flowers with white and pink tinged petals and yellow stamens


The Tea Camellia Grows in zones 6 - 9

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Growth Speed


Mature Spread

4' - 8'

Shipping Height

2' - 3'

Scientific Name

Camellia sinensis

Mature Height

6' - 15'

Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Preference

Acidic, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Loamy, Well Drained

Wildlife Value

Squirrels and birds eat camellia seeds. Deer browse both young and mature camellias, but rabbits concentrate their nibbling on the young, tender plants.

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