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The Daily Dispatch: September 27, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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favorable mention made of some tea grown in North Carolina. The last notice we have seen is that in the Washington (N. C.) Dispatch, and is as follows: "Selby Spencer, Esq., of Lake Comfort, Hyde county, has presented to us some more of the green tea which he has been successful in growing. The seed was given to a neighbor of Mr. Spencer's by an English Captain some years ago. Mr. S. procured some, and has succeeded very well in cultivating it. The past year he planted about the 10th of an acre and gathered 10 or 12 bushels. This experiment, it seems, demonstrates that green ten--the veritable China tea — can be successfully grown and matured in latitude of North Carolina. This is, therefore, an invaluable discovery. Let it be tried in every part of the State. We suppose that seed can be procured of Mr. Spencer. We will send small packages of the leaf — the tea — to any editor in the State, if he will signify to us a desire for it and prepay the postage. The tea is e<