Have you ever wondered if you could grow your own tea plant at home? No, this thought may never have come to our mind, but what if we tell you that you can do this? Yes, this will be a good news for tea lovers. Yes, today we are going to tell you about how to grow tea leaves at home.
Choose the right variety
Indian tea regions like Assam, Darjeeling and Nilgiri provide ideal climates for growing tea, but that doesn’t mean you can’t grow some tea in your home garden. The important thing here is to choose the right variety of tea plant. Choose the variety of tea, depending on your location and climate. Choose the one that best suits your location.
You can buy tea plant seeds or saplings from a nursery and plant them in acidic soil. Keep them at a distance to allow them to grow well.
keep the plant correctly
Keep the plant in partial sun. Tea plants cannot survive in direct sunlight.
keep watering the plant
Water the tea plant frequently but do not add more water than necessary.
Tea plants take time to mature. It may take a few years for the tea plant to be ready for harvest. Cutting should be done with scissors. Young leaves always give the best flavor of tea.
make powder of leaves
Once harvested, dry the tea leaves for a few hours. When they dry completely, grind them and make powder of tea leaves. You can also use tea leaves like this.