White tea

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White tea may refer to one of several styles of tea which generally feature young or minimally processed leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant.[1]

Most definitions agree, however, that white tea is not rolled or oxidized[source?], resulting in a flavor characterized as "lighter" than most green or traditional black teas.

It is harvested primarily in China, mostly in the Fujian province.

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  1. Y. Hilal and U. Engelhardt (2007). "Characterisation of white tea – Comparison to green and black tea" (PDF). www.tu-braunschweig.de. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 August 2018. Retrieved 14 April 2019.