Tea Trivia Day 9
Posted by Kimiko URIU on April 14, 2011 (0 Comments)
All teas (black, green, white, pu-erh and oolong) come from the same plant, it is the production process that makes them different. Do you think that is true or false?
All tea begins as Camellia sinensis, a plant native to southeastern Asia but cultivated now across the world's tropical and subtropical areas, in a diversity of climates which promotes a diversity of flavors. The top two leaves and bud of this plant - the "flush" - are plucked as soon as they sprout, usually in early spring and early summer. The leaves are then dried, and the different methods and lengths of drying produce the different varieties of tea - Black, Ooling, Green, and White.