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Bai Rui Xiang (白瑞香)

The name means either White Winter Daphne (白瑞香) or Hundred Auspicious Fragrance (百瑞香). I think the former is more likely correct, and is what I use. View Bai Rui Xiang in Old Ways Tea Shop
Illustration of Chinese Oolong Tea, p294 [1]

Growing Characteristics:[1] Bai Rui Xiang is a cultivar that was collected from the wall of Hui Yuan Keng (慧苑坑) in the zhengyan area. Growth habit is taller, half open, and densely branching. Leaves are 7.8 to 9.0 cm long and 2.5 to 3.2 cm wide. Leaves are green with small waves and an inward fold. The teeth are blunt and shallow. The buds are yellowish-green, fatter, and less hairy.

Tea Character: Dry tea has a greenish brown color, rich aroma, and a mellow and sweet taste. Soup is orange-yellow in color. [1]

Illustration of Chinese Oolong Tea, p295 [1]


  1. Scans and figures from "Illustration of Chinese Oolong Tea" pages 294 and 295