Tightly rolled into round shape. Each pearls streaked with silvery white downy buds. It is weighty and solid.
Color of dry leaf
Leaf is a little bit yellow(because the green tea leaves are waiting for jasmine flower to proceed scenting, which is around July-August), and covered with a white down.
This is referring to the shape and appearance. Good quality tea consist of pearls of a fairly even size which is tightly rolled, with similar color. At lower grade, the tea contains pearls of varying sizes and shapes, some are loosely rolled or unfolded, while some are tiny pearl. Besides, the color of pearls are mixed between pale green and dark grayish color. Continue reading