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Tea plant 'Sochi'

Camellia sinensis

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Sochi is part of the Camellia genus and is a Tea plant variety. Its scientific name is Camellia sinensis 'Sochi'.

Developed along the coast of the Black Sea around Sochi, Russia. USDA zones 7-10.

Treat as an Evergreen - expect Sochi to retain its leaves throughout the year. Sochi is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 3.00 metres (9.75 feet).

Be aware that Sochi 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Sochi have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Sochi

Keep in mind when planting that Sochi is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

Growing Sochi from seed

Transplanting Sochi

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

Harvesting Sochi

Other Names for Tea plant 'Sochi'

Russian, Black sea