Tea Plants Shaded for Matcha Production, Nishio, Aichi, Japan

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This photo shows tea plants growing in artificially-shaded conditions, achieved by hanging a mesh over the tea fields, in Nishio, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The tea shaded in this manner is going to be used for matcha production.

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