TS 491 is a tea cultivar from India.

Country of origin: India

Alternative Classification: Biclonal seed stocks

Year of Release: 1989

Source: 19/29/13 x S3A/1

Desirable Attributes: TS 491 is a hybrid between TV1 and S.3A/1 a light leaf Assam clone with fairly uniform growth habit. It is a quality stock and suitable for both CTC and orthodox manufacture. Yield and quality are good.