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Camellia sinensis svs

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 23402

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Camellia sinensis svs is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F   (-12° to -6.5°C)
Type of plant - evergreen shrub
Flower or inflorescence: frag. WHITE, clust. 1-4
Fruit: BROWN-GREEN capsule, 1-4 flattened seeds
Foliage: elliptic, to 9x3cm., glossy....needs acid soil ~ pH5, best pruned 2m. tall
Height, in meters: 6
Height, in feet: 19.80
Camellia sinensis svs seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Camellia sinensis svs:
Camellia thea, Camellia theifera, Thea sinensis, Thea stricta jassamica, Thea veridis, 

Common names for Camellia sinensis svs:

An hua ch'a,  An hua cha,  Cay,  Ch'a,  Cha,  Chai,  Green Tea,  Ming,  Tea,  Teestrauch,  Wu i ch'a,  Wu i cha, 


Camellia sinensis svs is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
34:   Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List
Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
51:   Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
165:   Shady Condition Plant Seed List
171:   Camellia Plant and Seed List
190:   Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
654:  Theaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.
946:   Diabetes, Plants for treating diabetes
This list has been put together mostly from scientific experiments published on the internet.


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Germination guide for Camellia sinensis svs

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Camellia sinensis svs seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Normally germinates in the dark. Sow Camellia sinensis svs seeds about 10mm deep in a well drained, slightly acidic seed sowing mix at about 23°C.

Soak Camellia sinensis svs seeds in warm water for a day and a night, sow just below the surface of a sandy - peaty mix, keep at about 25°C, dark and moist (not damp)


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