How to Grow Green Tea
Plant Type: Small Evergreen Tree, Shrub
Size: Tea shrubs can grow up to 10 feet, but are usually kept smaller to about 4-5 ft for ease of harvesting.
Soil & Moisture: Moist, rich, well-draining soil.
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Zone Hardiness: 7-11. Easily overwintered indoors.
Green Tea Health Benefits
Green Tea is prized for its medicinal uses, with its natural Caffeine, Theobromine, and Xanthine content. Regular consumption of green tea can improve gut health, regulate nerves, protect against disease, and help cure infections in the digestional tract. Externally, it can be made into a poultice to heal bug bites and sunburn.