Takada Hand Rolled Shizuoka, Green Tea Leaves

Overhead view of gaiwan filled with steeping green tea, lid placed above with three whole tea leaves spread outView Full Resolution

This photo shows a hand-rolled green tea from Shizuoka prefecture in Japan. This tea is unusual among Japanese teas in being a fully-intact whole-leaf tea, which you can see from the three leaves spread out in the lid of the gaiwan.
This image is featured in our article on Whole Leaf Tea (Full Leaf Tea).

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Alex Zorach

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