The Harashima family's oldest tea field, planted in 1955, is made up of Yabukita cultivar tea plants. It is generally said that the life of a tea tree is about 30 to 35 years. The age of this Yabukita tea plantation at Chiyonoen is over 60 years.
The Yabukita variety which was planted by the 2nd generation tea farmer at Chiyonoen has a characteristic aroma and produces a complex leaf.
- Ingredients: Green Tea
- Net weight: 50 grams, vacuum-packed original bag. 20 grams repacked on demand into Yunomi resealable bag.
- Cultivar: Yabukita
- Harvest: May
- Region: Upper mountains of Yabe village, Yame District, Fukuoka, Japan. Altitude about 600 meters. Made from tea plants originally planted in 1968
About the Farm
Chiyonoen Tea Farm is a small tea garden operated by husband and wife farmers Masashi and Eri Harashima deep in the mountains of Yabe Village, Fukuoka, Japan. The 3rd generation farm specializes in high grade mountain-grown sencha and gyokuro. Established by his grandfather and the farm's namesake, Chiyokichi.
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