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Spring Jade | aka Jin Xuan (Golden Daylily), Tai(wan) Cha #12, Nai Xiang (Milk Fragrance) wulong

Varietal

The tea plant used to make 'Spring Jade' is Jin Xuan (Golden Lily), a clonal cross cultivar of Ying Zhi Hong Xin (Hard Branch Red Heart) variety and Tai Nong 8 Hao (Taiwan Farmer #8) created in central Taiwan in 1981. Strong, low growing and bright. Cuttings from this cultivar were also taken to the ancient hillside forests of Thailand in the mid 90's for its pristine growing conditions. Spring Jade is this provincial Thai cultivar.

Profile

Signature creaminess, notes of honeydew, fresh lilac with spring aromas

Process

Sustainably harvested leaves > sun withered > > indoor withering (20-25% oxidized) > rolling > drying > compressing > fired. Note: This tea is NOT made with the artificial scenting that is common in this mass production of this cultivar.

Attributes

Medium caffeine, energizing, increases metabolism and immunity. Single origin, garden direct, high mountain (alpine).

Preparation

1-2 tsp per 8 oz, DO NOT USE BOILING WATER, This tea requires water slightly under a boil,195° F, 3-4 min. For iced tea, steep tea strongly, allow to cool, pour over ice

Region

1,200 to 1,400 metres (3,960–4,620 ft) elev, 30° N. Lat., Mae Salong, Kingdom of Siam, Thailand

Garden

Peaceful (Tik Hiri) Gardens, ancient tea area of local Akha, Yao, Karen, Hmong & Chinese tea masters.

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ORDER

3 oz | $14.95

8 oz | $36.25

16 oz | $68.85

sample | $3.75

15 Tea Bags | $12.95

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