Iced Tea Plant: Camellia Sinensis Plant in Snow, Seattle

Tea plant, broadleaf evergreen with serrated leaves, covered in dense, wet snowView Full Resolution

This photo shows a tea plant covered with a relatively heavy snow. The tea plant is a subtropical plant, not a fully tropical plant, and is able to survive snow and temperatures slightly below freezing just fine. It can die, however, if temperatures drop too low.
This image is featured in our article on Climate, Geography, and Tea Production.

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