Yongchun, Fujian, ChinaWikipedia: Yongchun_County | Official Government Website: www.fjyc.gov.cn
Updated: Mar. 23, 2012
About Yongchun, Fujian, ChinaYongchun(永春), often written Yong Chun, is a county in Fujian province of China. Yongchun is located in Quanzhou(泉州) prefecture-level city, highlighted on the map in the lighter green color. The western part of Yongchun is bordered to the south by Anxi county, a key region in oolong tea production.
Yongchun is best known for producing fo shou (Buddha's palm) oolong. According to TeaSpring, the fo shou cultivar was brought from Anxi to Yongchun somewhere around 960-1127 AD, by a zen master.
1. Yong Chun Fo Shou, TeaSpring.com, Retrieved Mar. 5th, 2012.
Styles of Tea Produced in Yongchun, Fujian, China
This is a selection, not an exhaustive listing, of the styles of tea most commonly produced in Yongchun, Fujian, China.
The notion of the "best" teas is subjective, because different people have different tastes. We present the most often-rated and highest-rated teas produced in Yongchun, Fujian, China, and allow you to draw your own conclusions.