Loose-leaf Dragon Well Green Tea Brewing in a Glass

Tall glass filled with whole green tea leaves, pale yellow tea brewing, leaves clustering at top and bottom of water in glassView Full Resolution

This photo shows loose-leaf dragon well (Long jing) green tea being steeped in a tall glass. Whole-leaf teas can be steeped in such a manner, without an infuser. If you look closely, you can see how some of the leaves are attached in units consisting of two leaves and a bud.
This image is featured in our article on Dragon Well (Long Jing).

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Alex Zorach

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Joined Sep. 1st, 2009.

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Kaminix, Wikimedia Commons

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