各類茶葉的主要生產區域Main Production Areas of Various Categories of Tea
Green tea is the only non-fermented tea among the six major teas. The distribution of its production areas: Shandong, Shan’xi and Gansu in the north, Hainan in the south. Other places also include Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan, Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi, Fujian, Sichuan, Chongqing, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, and Guizhou, covering almost all southern provinces.
White tea is slightly-fermented tea. It is mainly produced in Fuding in east Fujian and Zhenghe in north Fujian. It is made from fresh leaves of tea varieties such as Fuding White Tea, Fuding Big White Tea, Zhenghe White Tea.
Yellow tea is lightly-fermented tea. It is divided into three types according to the tenderness of fresh tea leaves: yellow bud tea, yellow small tea and yellow big tea. The main representatives are Junshan Silver Needle from Yueyang, Hunan Province, Mengding Yellow Bud from Sichuan Province, Mogan Mountain Yellow Bud from Zhejiang Province, and Huoshan Yellow Bud from Anhui Province.
Oolong tea, also known as Qing Cha in Chinese, is semi-fermented tea, with both fragrance of green tea and taste of black tea. It is mainly produced in Fujian, Guangdong and Taiwan.
Black tea originated from Tongmuguan village near Wuyi Mountain, Fujian Province. The earliest black tea is small bud black tea. In addition, there are other types of black tea such as Qihong Kungfu tea from Anhui, Dianhong Kungfu tea from Yunnan, Minhong Kungfu tea from Fujian, Ninghong Kungfu tea from Jiangxi, Yihong Kungfu tea from Hubei, Huhong Kungfu tea (Xianghong Kungfu tea) from Hunan, Chuanhong Kungfu tea from Sichuan, Yuehong Kungfu tea from Zhejiang, Yixing Black Tea from Jiangsu and Yingde Black Tea from Guangdong.
Black tea, which is post-fermented tea, is mainly produced in Yunnan, Sichuan, Hunan, Hubei, Guangxi, Shaanxi, and Anhui (Guyi Black Tea).