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White Tea

Posted by Lisa B Gardner on

09/06/2013 (original post date)WHITE TEA White tea is the least processed tea of Camelliasinensis.  The new leaf buds are covered in a soft, downywhite coating called trichomes. The new leaf buds are plucked just before theyopen.  Buds and leaves are gathered and dried.  Genuine white tea comes from the FujianProvince of China and is prized for its First Flush.  Delicate white tea should be infused with water at 175 -180 degrees and steeped for 2-3 minutes. White tea can be steeped several times.The harvesting of the white tea takes place once a year, for two days. Harvesting of the white...

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