The main types of tea produced in Jiangnan tea area
The main types of tea produced in Jiangnan tea area are green tea, black tea, dark tea, oolong tea, scented tea, etc. The more famous teas include Nanjing Yuhua tea, Jintan Quetong, Maoshan Qingfeng, Yangxian Xueya, Dongting Biluochun, Huangshan Maofeng, Taiping Houkui, Songluo tea, Qimen black tea, Jiuhua Maofeng, Yongxi Huoqing, Tianzhu Jianhao, West Lake Longjing, Jingshan tea, Tianmu Qingding, Putuo Buddha tea, Yandang Maofeng, Huading Yunwu, Gu Zhu Zizhu, Anji White Tea, Gold Award Huiming Tea, Junshan Silver Needle, Lushan Yunwu, Wuyi Rock Tea, Zhenghe Gongfu Black Tea, Enshi Yulu, etc.
Climate characteristics of Jiangnan tea area
The climate of Jiangnan tea area has four distinct seasons, the annual average temperature is 15℃-18℃, and the winter temperature is generally -8℃. The annual precipitation is 1400mm-1600mm, the most rainy in spring and summer, accounting for 60%-80% of the annual precipitation, and the autumn is dry.
The soil in the tea area is mainly red soil, some yellow soil or brown soil, and a few alluvial soils. The planted tea trees are basically shrub-type middle-leaf species and small-leaf species, and a small part of small tree-type middle-leaf species and large-leaf species, which are suitable for production. Green tea, scented tea and oolong tea, etc.