Silver Needle and White Peony Tea (China)

Fujian province in China is the birthplace of white tea. Both major white tea varieties, Silver Needle (buds only type) and White Peony (one bud and two leaves type), originate from here. Only specific cultivars of Camellia Sinensis, producing big buds covered with silvery-white tiny hairs are used in white tea production. Plucking the buds and young leaves is a painstaking job, however the processing is quite simple. The tea leaves just get dried and, sometimes, only minimally oxidized.

Chinese White Tea

 



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Fujian Silver Needle

Our Masters Collection premium Fujian Silver Needle, or Bai Hao Yin Zhen, is made with fine silvery down bearing buds from carefully reared tea bushes in the Fuding area of Fujian, China. Hand picked, this precious white tea shows the care and skill of the proud farmers. In the cup, these extra ...

White Lotus Loose White Tea

White tea. Our White Lotus white tea blends smooth, delicate white tea leaves with zesty notes of ginger and nuances of citrusy lemon myrtle for a refreshing infusion. This Chinese white tea delivers a healthy infusion and is low in caffeine.

White Orchard

White tea, green tea, natural flavors, flower petals. Made with white tea from China and a hint of green tea, our White Orchard white tea is a harmonious blend of mouthwatering fruits of melon and peach and pure chinese tea.

Monkey-Picked White, Organic

Organic White TeaSingle-estate premium white tea Origin: China, Guangxi Region. 100% Organic White TeaThese pure white tea leaves from China steep into a light-yellow, smooth liquor and impart only the lightest buttery sweetness with a slight apricot fragrance. Legend has it that Buddhist monks ...

Snowflakes

Pure white tea buds and tips. Our Snowflakes is a pure, single-estate white tea. White teas have the highest antioxidant count of all teas because they are the least processed, and contain the lowest amount of caffeine. It is therefore the perfect meditative aid: it acts as a mild stimulant without ...

Tealyra – Luxury Young Silver Needle Loose Leaf Tea Leaves – Organically Grown in Fujian, China – Superior Chinese White Tea

Although this is one of the higher priced white teas available, it is also classed in the top ten when it comes to superior Chinese tea. Traditionally produced in the northern district of the Fujian province of China, this tea has been popular in its home country for thousands of years. Plucked ...

White Pearls

These lovely pearls are made from white peony leaves that are hand-shaped. Each pearl is of the larger variety, weighing on average 3.5 to 4 grams. Once steeped, the cup reveals classic white peony notes of melon and cucumber, a little mineral flintiness and just a hint of honey. Perfect for ...

White Lotus

Our White Lotus white tea blends smooth, delicate white tea leaves with zesty notes of ginger and nuances of citrusy lemon myrtle for a refreshing infusion. This Chinese white tea is low in caffeine and carries a wealth of antioxidants and detoxing properties. Enjoy great health benefits and taste ...

Tea Forté GARDEN HARVEST WHITE Single Steeps Organic White Tea Loose Leaf Tea Sampler

Single Steeps easy to use, pre-portioned pouches are a convenient and simple way to prepare the perfect cup of premium loose leaf tea. Now tea aficionados and beginners alike can enjoy the wonderful taste experience of loose-leaf tea with perfect ease. Steeping delicious and exceptional tea is ...

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