Grow Your Own Green, Black or Oolong Tea

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cup of teaDid you know that green, black and oolong tea are all made from the leaves of a camellia plant?

Yes, it’s true! Tea comes from camellia sinensis, a small flowering shrub native to Asia that produces small, white flowers, along with bright green leaves. Baby leaves are harvested, cut, roasted, dried and fermented in different ways to produce different types of tea, including black, green, and oolong. The location of where the plant is grown will influence the flavour of the tea.

While most teas are made in China, Japan or India and exported to the rest of the world, you can grow your own for the freshest, tastiest brew!

Camellia sinensis is a plant hardy in climate zones 7-9, but can also be grown as an indoor plant for those living in colder climates. It will grow to a height of 1-2 m (3-6 ft) and does best in…

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