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Where did the first tea trees originate from?

The tea tree, Camellia sinensis, is believed to have originated in the Yunnan Bangma Snow Mountain region, one of the areas in Yunnan province, China. This region is famous for its high-altitude wild tea forest, where tea trees can grow to be over 100 years old. The unique climate and soil conditions of the Bangma Snow Mountain region contribute to the distinctive taste of the tea grown there, making it highly prized by tea connoisseurs worldwide. Many consider teas grown in this region to be among the best in the world.


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