There are about 60.000-70.000 lender lea Duds in every 500g Bi Luo Chun.
- Only fresh leaves with ono bud and newly spread leal is picked in keeping with the principle of “early picking, priority to tender buds and selection without impurities.”
- For the middle-brewing method of Bi Luo Chun tea. the temperature of the boiled water and the teapots should be around 75°.
- It is typical of the Bi Luo Chun tea plantation to plant fruits among tea bushes.
- Kneading into tiny round rolls is a critical procedure for shaping white and greenish fuzz into curled, compact and fine dried tea ‘
- The various stories behind the renaming of the original Xia Sha Ren Xiang to Bi Luo Chun tea are:(1)It is curled and spiral.(2) The tea used to be processed in the Bi Luo nunnery with fresh tea leaves from the plantation at Bi Luo Mountain peak. (3) The name was given by Kang Xi. an emperor of the Oing Dynasty (1644-1911). It is said that there were dusters of tea bushes at the Bi Luo peak of the eastern DongtmgMountain, where local villagers often picked the fresh tea leaves and roasted them to make the Xia Sha Ren Xiang tea. Once, during his incognito travel to the south. Emperor Kang Xi was offered the Xia Sha Ren Xiang tea After drinking the tea. the emperor was impressed by the special fragrance and taste. He thought its name too common to match its high quality, so the emperor renamed it “Bi Luo Chun” (literally ‘jade green spiral spring”). (4) According to legend a pretty and kind girl Bi Luo fell in love with a young fisherman. Ah Xiang. Unfortunately, an evil dragon wanted the girl as its concubine To save her. Ah Xiang went to fight the dragon. By the end of the battle. Ah Xiang became unconscious from excessive bleeding Frantic. Bi Luo climbed up the mountain to find some herbal medicine She saw a cluster of tea bushes and picked the leaves to boil them. After drinking the soup. Ah Xiang recovered. Unfortunately. Bi Luo died from extreme exhaustion. Ah Xiang buned her under the tea bush Surprisingly, thereafter, the tea bushes thrived, and this high-quality tea was named Bi Luo Chun to honor the girl.