TS 449 is a tea cultivar from India.

Country of origin: India

Alternative Classification: Biclonal seed stocks

Year of Release: 1970

Source: 19/29/13 x 19/31/14

Desirable Attributes: This is a cross between a light leaf clone and (TV1) a dark leaf clone with above average yield and quality having fairly uniform growth habit and leaf size. It is suitable for both orthodox and CTC manufacture. TS 449 is tolerant to drought and suitable for drought prone areas of Assam Valley, Dooars, Terai and Cachar.