The ages of ancient tea and big tree tea of Pu-erh tea are generally high, and the shape and quality of Big tree tea and ancient tree tea are different because of the inconsistent growth environment. The difference between big tree tea and ancient tree tea is what? We will introduce the difference between Big tree tea and ancient tree tea for tea lovers.
1. Millennium wild tea tree (more than 1000 years before the Tang Dynasty or the Tang Dynasty)
The wild ancient tea tree in the original rain forest generally has a breast diameter of 50cm, a chest circumference of 160cm, a tree height of more than 15m, and a tree age of more than a thousand years. It is extremely rare. The leaves are large, stout, and the veins are bulging. The margins of the leaves are deep and serrated. The veins are between 9 and 16 pairs, which is completely different from the large leaf veins (between 6 and 9 pairs) planted in modern tea gardens. The tenderness is high, one bud and two leaves, generally weighing 0.5~1g, which is three times the weight of the general ancient tea. The sun-dried green tea is made with green and yellow color, and the aroma is refreshing. It has a unique aroma of wild tea. It is completely different from the aroma of cultivated tea tree. It is rich in water-soluble pectin, almost no bitter taste, full of mouthful and sweet, and it is extremely long lasting. .
2, big tea tree (Song Dynasty tree age 500~1000 years)
The ethnic tea farmers in the south of Yunnan tea area call the cultivated ancient tea tree with a tree height of 5m or more and is difficult to pick. It is called the big tea tree. The big tea tree is usually the oldest or the largest tea tree king in the tea garden. Under normal circumstances, the large tea tree has a breast diameter of 30~50cm, a chest circumference of 100~160cm, a tree height of about 5~15m, and a tree age of between 500 and 1000 years. The green tea made with the big tea tree shoots is called big tree tea. As far as drinking experience is concerned, the greater the age of the tea tree, the better the ecological environment, the more harmonious the taste, the higher the water-soluble pectin and resin content, and the warmer the taste.
3, the original ecological ancient tea tree (Ming Dynasty tree age 300~500)
Most of the breast diameter is 10~35cm, the bust is 35~110cm, the tree height is 3~6m, and the tree age is more than three or four hundred years. Since the surface plants have not been removed, the tea garden has a good ecology. Although the trees are very old, the tea trees have no signs of aging. The dried green tea has strong bud leaves, and most of the veins are between 9 and 16 pairs. The pectin is rich, the taste is sweet, and the bitterness is slightly bitter. The bitterness of the bitterness in the mouth is very short, about a few seconds.
4. Ecological ancient tea tree (Qing Dynasty age 100~200)
Most of the breast diameter is 10~25cm, the bust is 35~80cm, the tree height is 2.5~4.5m, and the tree age is more than one or two hundred years. Due to the removal of a large number of surface plants, frequent picking, many ecological ancient tea trees have signs of aging. The dried green tea has strong bud leaves, and most of the veins are between 9 and 16 pairs. The pectin is rich, the taste is sweet, weak and weak, and the bitterness stays in the mouth for a short time, about ten seconds, and the age of the tree. Larger original ecological ancient tree tea is more difficult to distinguish.
Whether it is ancient tree tea or big tree tea, it refers to the cultivation of transitional tea trees. These tea trees basically grow in the mountain forest and coexist with other plants. The long-term biodiversity has made the tea trees have better resistance. Sex, less pests and diseases, the natural fertility of the forest, no need for artificial topdressing, very little concern about pesticides and chemical fertilizers, is a better safe food, and fully meets the requirements of organic food.
The life span of tea trees is very long. The tea tree still has a strong vitality for thousands of years. The age of ancient tree tea and big tree tea is relatively high. At present, ancient tea trees that can also pick tea in Yunnan are basically aged from 200 to 700 years old. Tree tea, between 80 and 200 years, is in the vigorous period of tea tree germination. The tea tree is long, the aroma of tea is better, and the harmony of taste is better. This is the superior quality of ancient tree tea and big tree tea. The key to tea garden tea.
The ancient tree tea and the big tree tea of different hills form a colorful and unique style, or they are just strong and domineering, or the fragrance is soft, or the honey is intoxicating, or the orchid is attacking, or the sweetness is graceful, or the elegant charm is strong. The fascinating uniqueness. Depending on the taste of each person, the tea you like is different. Only tea that is suitable for your taste and hygiene is good pu-erh.