About Lu’an Guapian (Melon Seed) Tea

Last Updated On September 06, 2018

Lu’an Guapian (Melon Seed) (六安瓜片), one of China’s top ten famous tea, referred to as melon pieces, tablet tea, produced in Lu’an City, Anhui Province Dabie Mountains area, said “Luzhou Lu’an tea” in Tang dynasty, is the famous tea; called “Lu An Gua Pian” in Ming dynasty, for the top grade, great tea; is tribute to the court of tea in Qing dynasty.

Lu'an Guapian

Lu’an Guapian (Melon Seed), is one of green tea special teas. “It has a long history and rich cultural connotation in all the tea in the world, Lu’an melon tablet is the only non-bud and sessile tea leaves, made from single leaves to go bud not only to maintain the shape of a single, and no grass flavor ; Stems has been lignified in the production process, after removing, to ensure that the tea flavor is thick and not bitter, fragrant and not astringent. Lu’an melon tablets are picked every ten days before and after the valley rain, picking two or three leaves, seeking “strong “, do not seek” tender”.

The shape of Lu’an Melon Seed, like melon-shaped monolithic, are flat natural, leaf margin slightly Alice, color is green, the size is uniform, without bud tip, tea stems, fragrance, taste is fresh, mellow is sweet, soup color is clear translucent, the bottom of leaves is green and bright.