Today I want to share with you the stories about the four famous trees in Wuyi Mountain. The four famous trees are:
水金龟 - Golden Water Turtle
铁罗汉 - Iron Arhat
白鸡冠 - White Cockscomb
半天腰 - Heaven's Waist，
Let’s first introduce White Cockscomb. According to legend, White Cockscomb is a tea species discovered and cultivated by Bai Yuchan. It is often drunk during cultivating immortals. White Cockscomb is closely related to Taoism, so it is called Taoist tea. In the eyes of Taoists, Wuyi Mountain is 36 caves On the 16th cave day, White Cockscomb was a tea for Taoist priests to sit in to tone and maintain health. Compared with other Dahongpao originating in Wuyi Mountain, White Cockscomb is the only "dao tea" in Wuyi Mountain, and it naturally becomes the supreme "dao tea", and thus is proud In the list of the four famous names, White Cockscomb was quite famous in ancient times. "The monks of the imperial court kept the trees, and gave a hundred taels of silver and 40 stones each year. They were sealed every year for advancement, and then they were filled with tea, even in the Qing Dynasty. "It can be described as a tea with its own legendary color. My White Cockscomb grows in Shui Lian Dong on the Zheng Yan mountain farm in Wuyi Mountain. The White Cockscomb tea tree has a strange shape of buds and leaves, green with white, slightly curved and looks hairy. It resembles the cockscomb on the head of the golden pheasant, hence the name White Cockscomb. After it is made into tea, it has a faint medicinal fragrance, which is said to be able to cure diseases. The tea stalk that is brewed is also sweet when chewed. White Cockscomb In the brewing of 92 degrees water, it will emit a fragrance similar to Houttuynia cordata + honeysuckle. White Cockscomb itself is relatively resistant to brewing. After putting in about 8.3 grams of tea, you can feel the light and elegant tea soup. At the entrance, you can directly feel the sweetness and the soft and waxy corn fragrance. The aftertaste is long, carefully tasted, and there is a light floral and medicinal fragrance. The layering is rich, and the entrance produces fluid; the two bubble aroma begins to infiltrate, and there is a kind of peaceful ironing The feeling of the post makes the whole body warm; the three bubbles have a long aftertaste, the color of the soup is clear, and there is still a fragrance in the water. If you want to experience this White Cockscomb, my website www.txs-tea.com is available for sale, or buy rock tea feast .