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Tea plant 'quinquebracteata'

Camellia sinensis

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quinquebracteata is part of the Camellia genus and is a Tea plant variety. Its scientific name is Camellia sinensis 'quinquebracteata'. It grows mainly as an Evergreen, which means it typically retains its leaves throughout the year. quinquebracteata is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 3.00 metres (9.75 feet).

Be aware that quinquebracteata Tea plant typically needs a fair amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests. Pay attention to weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.

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How to grow quinquebracteata

Keep in mind when planting that quinquebracteata is thought of as hardy, so quinquebracteata will tend to go dormant or grow slowly over the winter months.

Growing quinquebracteata from seed

Transplanting quinquebracteata

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as quinquebracteata is a hardy plant.

Harvesting quinquebracteata