TS 397 is a tea cultivar from India.
Country of origin: India
Alternative Classification: Biclonal seed stocks
Year of Release: 1976
Source: 19/29/13 x 19/35/2
Desirable Attributes: TS 397 is a hybrid combination of TV1 and (TV 1) dark leaf Assam clone of above average yield and quality. It is fairly uniform in growth habit with suitability for both CTC and orthodox manufacture. Yield and quality are more or less similar to TS 449. It is suitable for drought- prone areas.