As the most expensive breed among Phoenix Daffodil teas, Phoenix Single Bush is popular domestically as well as overseas. The unique elegant, flowery fragrance and charm depend on the breed itself and its special processing techniques. Phoenix Single Bush grows in Mountain Fenghuang (Phoenix) in east Guangdong Province, where many breeds with different fragrance types exist. Picked and processed bush by bush according to different fragrances, the bright green Phoenix Single Bush has pretty leaves, good color, sweet taste, special fragrance and lasting flavor. Phoenix Single Bush has a combined fragrance of flowers and fruits, with a mild but rich taste. Grayish-brown leaves are thick and straight, producing bright orange tea liquid. Brewed leaves are “green with a red edge”, its fragrance lasts for as many as seven infusions.
Normally, leaves are harvested in springs, but winter oolong tea should be harvested around the Frost’s Descent (18th solar term), Xue Pian 雪片 – Snowflake with a special sweetness, and extreme high and long-lasting fragrance has a low yield and a relative higher price. Dry tea is lighter in color, bigger in size and no sense of nay bitterness.