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.