Tea: Crows well in tropical and sub-tropical climates.
Soil type: Deep and fertile, well-drained soil, rich in humus and organic matters.
Climate: Warm and moist, frost-free climate throughout the year.
Rainfall: Frequent showers throughout the year.
Two states: Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Tripura.