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Approximately 0.77 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
svs in the name Camellia sinensis svs indicates that the seeds are "short viability seeds";
most of these are subject to seasonal availability, that is, they are only available at certain times of year.
If they are harvested in August but you order in October, you may have to wait nearly a year for your seeds.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
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
BROWN-GREEN capsule, 1-4 flattened seeds
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.
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Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
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.
Camellia sinensis svs seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
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)