Chinese Tea Seeds Were Planted for the First Time in India in 1780 During the Qing Dynasty
In 1780 during the Qing Dynasty, Chinese tea seeds began to be planted in India, and tea planting area expanded quickly soon after. Indian tea workers were sent to China to learn tea planting techniques and tea making skills. Chinese tea experts were also recruited to teach in India.
In 1684 during the Qing Dynasty, Chinese tea seeds were imported and planted in Indonesia.
Chinese tea seeds were introduced to Sri Lanka the 17th century and began to be planted in 1780. The planting area was expanded in 1824, and Chinese tea technicians were hired to give guidance.
In 1812, Chinese tea was introduced to Brazil.
In 1824, Argentina purchased Chinese tea seeds for domestic cultivation.