Silver Needles are among one of China's most famous and most prized teas. Only the first flush top buds are picked from the plant very early in the season, giving special care not to cause any damage or breakage to the bud. They are then dried in the sun.
Silver Needles are a very pure form of tea with little to no oxidation. It produces a lovely cup of very lightly colored tea, with a gorgeous array of sweet and subtle flavors.
We love enjoying this beautiful white tea in the early afternoon.
Spring 2022 Harvest.
Ingredients: White tea.
Origin: Yunnan, China
Brew for 3 to 5 minutes at 200°f or 93°c
Brew for 2 to 3 minutes at 180°f or 82°c
Brew for 5 to 10 minutes at 212°f or 100°c
Brew for 2 to 3 minutes at 200°f or 93°c
Due to health concerns, we can't accept teas that have been opened as returns. But reach out to us about your experience and we'll work with you to make sure you're happy with your purchase.
You absolutely can. If you create a Tea Profile with the same email address that is used on your Simple Loose Leaf account, we'll use your personal preferences to select what teas are sent as part of your subscription or gift membership.
Simple Loose Leaf has adopted a simple shipping model. Tea Subscriptions and Gift memberships have the cost of shipping included in the price you pay.
Individual tea orders pay for the shipping they use and get free shipping on orders over $70.
With the best shipping rates being for 12 ounces of tea or less, typically.
Orders ship on Tuesdays and Fridays right now. Tea Subscriptions and Gift memberships will ship 5 to 10 business after the renewal.
And tea orders ship within 2 to 3 business days of the order being place.