This Green Tea comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant which is commonly known as Tea Plant. They are part of the family of evergreen shrubs or the flowering plant family Theacea. It has green glossy leaves with long thin stems.
- Plant height: 5 to 8 inches
- Pot diameter: 3 to 5 inches
We also recommend putting herbs like Green Tea in our cocopots as they thrive well in them too.
History & Health Benefits
This herb for sale in Manila originated from the Southwest Region of China. It was accidentally discovered in 2737 BCE when the Emperor was boiling water in his garden when a leaf from this herb suddenly fell into it. From there, the research on Tea Plants began and made its way to be used as Asian herbal medicine. Other caffeinated teas such as white, black, green, and oolong all come from this tea plant but have different methods of processing.
Its health benefits include enhancing immune systems due to its high level of antioxidants, which regards it as one of the most powerful antioxidant herbs. This herb for sale in Manila also has anti-aging properties and helps aid digestion and bowel movements as well. They also lower bad cholesterol levels and even promote weight loss. It’s also important to take this in moderation as it still has caffeine content, which can trigger harmful side effects.
This outdoor plant for sale in Manila thrives best in partial shade. Although they can be placed under direct sunlight, make sure that it’s not during harsh hours as it can burn its leaves – direct morning or later afternoon sunlight can do. Watering can be done once every day, or twice on a hot day. Allow the topsoil to slightly dry out in between waterings, as it’s not fond of soggy soil. Rainwater is also good for these herb’s health!
First off, choose a healthy stem from your Tea Plant to get your cutting from. When you’ve picked a stem, cut it in between nodes leaving you with one leaf with a node as equivalent to one cutting. Although optional, you can dip the bottom in rooting powder and tap off the excess. From there, you can pot your cutting in moist soil at an angle position. Make sure that it’s placed in a bright, humid area to encourage its growth. To increase humidity, misting can be done but be careful not to overwater them.