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Economic Calculation of Tea Plant Cultivation

-, Amir (2018): Economic Calculation of Tea Plant Cultivation.

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Abstract

Tea is one of the most important economic industrial plants. From this plant is taken leaves are still young. Then processed and used for delicious beverage ingredients. Expenditure of cost in cultivation is rlatively low cost. In addition, tea is also exported and generates foreign exchange for the country. The need for tea inside and outside the country continues to increase. Therefore, the cultivation of the climate plant is expanded and improved. Tea plant because it comes from sub tropical, hence suitable planted in mountainous area. An outline of growing conditions for tea plants is and soil compatibility. Tea plants generally can start picking the leaves continuously after the age of 5 years. With good maintenance the tea plant can give enough tea leaves for 40 years. Tea gardens therefore need to always obtain fertilization regularly, free of pests of plant diseases, obtain good pruning, obtain sufficient rainfallbe planted in Japan. Europeans know tea in the 16th century. Tea has 2 varieties, namely: varieties Sinensis and Assamica varieties. Teh assamica is the most widely grown in Indonesia.

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