Location: Elim, Overberg Region
Purpose and outcomes: Rooibos seeds were sown and seedlings made for transplanting and evaluated in Elim, south coast, South Africa.
- The first evaluation was successful, as double the amount of tea were harvested compared to its original growing area along the west coast of South Africa.
- The Rooibos tea plantations were expanded, increasing the total area planted from 1 to 12 hectares.
- During this time both seeds and seedlings have been planted directly into the soil.
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