Purple Bamboo Shoot
Known as Gu Zhu Zi Sun in China, this Purple Bamboo Shoot got its name because there is purple in the un-plucked leaf and when the processed leaf is shaped it resembles the narrow vertical shape of a bamboo shoot.
Purple Bamboo Shoots has a long and glorious history. It has been a tribute tea from Zhejiang Province for a 1000 years. And even more importantly it was a favorite tea of the first and most famous tea master Lu Yu. Purple Bamboo Shoots has a fresh, clean taste with a lingering sweet aftertaste.
Harvested in early April of 2015 by a master tea maker, made entirely by hand.
No pesticides were used on this tea.
Use 2 grams of tea for every 6 ounces of water. Generally this works out to a teaspoon per every 6 ounces of water. Steep for 3 minutes with 180-degree water.