Maofeng

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Maofeng () is a term in tea manufacture denoting the picking of a bud and two leaves of equal length. Mao feng teas have a broad, curved, flat shape. It is considered one of the choicest shapes of tea leaf.

Maofeng teas include Huangshan Maofeng tea, one of the Famous Teas of China, and Keemun Maofeng.

References[edit]

  • Heiss, Mary Lou, and Robert J. Heiss. The Story of Tea: a cultural history and drinking guide. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2007. Pp. 124-125.