Huoshan Huangya tea

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Huoshan Huangya

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Type Yellow

Other names Huo Mountain Yellow Sprout
Origin Anhui Province, China

Quick description Refreshing bamboo-like fragrance.


Huoshan Huangya tea (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: 霍山; pinyin: huòshān huángyá; pronounced [xwô.ʂán xwǎŋ.jǎ]) is a yellow tea from Anhui Province in China. It is the imperial tribute tea and it dates back to the Ming Dynasty. The dry tea leaves have a shiny appearance and are very similar to Huang Shan Mao Feng tea. When steeped, the tea has a very peppery and fresh taste as well as an unusual green-yellow color. As with most bud teas, the color and fragrance are slight.[1]


  1. ^ White Tea, 2014, retrieved 19 April 2014[permanent dead link]