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How to grow green tea in a pot

Has anyone any idea how to grow green tea plant in uk?

i was given a plant from India few weeks ago I have planted it in a pot and keeping it in the house to protect it from our British weather.

any suggestion will be greatly appreciate.



  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 20,053

    As far as I know green tea is simply tea made from the leaves of the usual tea plant - camellia sinensis - which have not undergone the drying process needed for normal "black" tea.   Assuming this is what you have, it needs ericaceous compost with some added fine grit for drainage and should be watered only with rain or distilled water and not tap water containing calcium.

    I found this link which may help you -

    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
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