Pi Lo Chun Tea

Murchie's Pi Lo Chun Tea: Peach and plum trees are planted throughout Pi Lo Chun tea gardens, to impart their fragrance to the tea. You will find a soft fruit tastes in the delicately curled leaves of this light tea.


 Light/Delicate Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee

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Product Name Price Qty
Pi Lo Chun Tea - 1oz / 28g Loose
$5.95
Pi Lo Chun Tea - 2oz / 56g Loose
$10.95
Pi Lo Chun Tea - 4oz / 113g Loose
$19.95
Pi Lo Chun Tea - 8oz / 227g Loose
$35.95
Pi Lo Chun Tea - 16oz / 454g Loose
$64.95
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Pi Lo Chun Tea

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In the 18th century, Emperor Kang Xi named this exquisite tea Pi Lo Chun, or Spring Green Snail, because he felt when steeped, the tea leaves looked like small green snails.

 

Grown in the Jiangsu province of China, this curly-leafed tea is traditionally planted next to peach and plum trees, and the tea bushes absorb the fragrance from the blossoms and fruit. When the leaves are still warm after the first stage of processing, small mounds are rolled by hand in three stages. The delicate, pliant leaves are transformed into the recognizable spiral shape.

 

Strength:     Light/Delicate Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee (Light/Delicate)
Brew Temperature:   175 to 180°F, or 79 to 82°C
Brew Time:   2 to 3 Minutes
Brew Quantity:   1 tsp to 6-8oz or 5g to 177-237ml of water

 

For more information on brewing and tea strength ratings, please see our BREWING GUIDE or TEA STRENGTH pages

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