China HySon Green Tea - Loose Leaf
Chinese Hyson Green Tea originated from the Anhui Province in China. Since this green tea was so popular during the 18th Century, the British Tea Tax was higher for this particular variety above the others.
Hyson translates to "Flourishing Spring;" it was named Flourishing Spring because this varietal has a fresh green character much like the budding leaves during the springtime.
Where it is grown
Harvested before the rains, Chinese Hyson carries a delicious, earthy flavor.
This young Hyson green tea is high-grade and has a green-tinted body and smooth-tasting liquor.
Served hot, Chinese Hyson does not typically require milk or sugar; however, it can be served cold with a garnish of lemon or lime.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much is shipping?
All of our coffees and teas ship with a flat $9.95 shipping no matter how many different flavors or varieties of coffees and teas you buy at one time that are shipped to one continental U.S. physical address. So pull your friends together and place one order for everyone to save on shipping per person. For an example, ten people ordering one bag of coffee or tea each in one order going to one congenital U.S. address will cost less than a $1.00 per person for the shipping.
When will my order ship?
We prepare and package your tea after we receive your order to insure you receive the freshest tea possible. We do not package or ship tea on Saturday or Sunday. Tea orders ship on a week day after the day we receive your order. We can not ship tea and coffee orders to a P.O. Box address because we ship your tea and coffee order via FedEx from Georgia. We will email the tracking number to you once we receive it from our roaster.
How to brew a perfect cup of Chinese tea.
Use 1 teaspoon of tea leaves per 9 oz of water..
This Chinese tea should be brewed in 180 degree water. Steep this tea for up to 3 minutes max. Steep for 3 minutes or less. The longer the tea steeps the more likely the tea will become bitter.
How to store my tea leaves.
Once you open your bag of tea from VeggieSensations.com put the tea leaves, or the opened package of tea, into an air tight container or package. Place that sealed package or container in a dark, dry cupboard.
Black tea will stay fresh in an air tight container for up to 2 years. All other teas will last less than 2 years. Your tea is past it's prime when it no longer has the fragrant aroma you could smell when you purchased it. They, also, will either have a muted taste or a bitter taste.
Choose from several coffee and tea accessories like tea and coffee Mini-Minit single serve filters and tea ball infuser. The tea ball and filters are included in the flat shipping rate.