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Qi Dan (奇丹)

Qi Dan is one of two cultivars that lay claim to the name "Da Hong Pao" - the other is Bei Dou.

Illustration of Chinese Oolong Tea, p350 [1]

Growing Characteristics: The leaves are 7.1 to 8.2 cm long and 3.0 to 2.4 cm wide. The leaves are green, raised and shiny. The leaf body is folded inward and the edge wavy. The tip of the leaf is blunt and slightly pendulous. [1]

Tea Character: Long lasting orchid fragrance. [1]

Illustration of Chinese Oolong Tea, p351 [1]

References

  1. Scans and figures from "Illustration of Chinese Oolong Tea" pages 350 and 351