DG 39 is a tea cultivar from Sri Lanka.

Country of origin: Sri Lanka

Year of Release: 1958

Source: Balangoda

Breeding method: ES

Recommended Region: Mid, Uva, Low

Desirable Attributes: Drought & shot hole borer tolerant

Sri Lanka Breeding Method Key
CH: selected from controlled-hybridization progenies
OP: selected from open-pollinated progenies
ES: selected from old seed tea populations on estates
TET: Induced Tetraploid
OP/INT: selected from open-pollinated seeds from other countries