Characteristics of South China Tea Areas
The South China tea area has a tropical and subtropical monsoon climate, with an average annual temperature of 20 degrees Celsius, a rainfall of more than 2100mm, and abundant water and heat resources.
The tea gardens under the dense forest cover have fertile soil and high content of organic matter. Most of the soil in the South China tea area is red soil, and part of it is yellow soil, which is very suitable for the growth of large-leaf tea trees and rich in tea tree resources.
Famous tea in South China tea area
The South China tea area mainly produces black tea, green tea and oolong tea. The more well-known teas are: Jasmine Tea, Tieguanyin, Yongchun Bergamot, Dongding Oolong, Oriental Beauty Tea, Phoenix Narcissus, Xishan Tea, Dianhong Gongfu Tea and Yunnan Pu’er Tea.