Tea grows in the hills of Sri Lanka and India and mountains and valleys of Kenya, tea is grown is some the world’s most exotic places.
Simply because these regions provide optimal growing conditions with abundant rainfall and rich soil…the tea bush flourishes at altitudes between 2000 and 6500 feet with some the finest teas growing at high elevations where the cool climate retards growth which enables in the development in more concentrated flavour profiles. However there also many wonderful teas that grow at low elevations
Tea plants or bushes provide their first harvest once the tea plant is about 3 years old. Tea bushes have a very lengthy and productive life span making it a very sustainable crop for tea farmers.