What Is the Scientific Name for Camellia Sinensis?

Camellia sinensis is the scientific name for the tea camellia. This variety of camellia is an evergreen shrub that grows well in zones 5 to 9. It reaches 4 to 6 feet tall. The tea camellia is well suited for cold climates.

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