Bai MuDan or White Peony tea is a lightly oxidized white tea produced with the same minimal processing as Silver Needle, and the main difference is that Silver Needle contains only the unopened buds, while White Peony includes one or two freshly-opened leaves as well as the buds. When brewed, White Peony presents a pale yellow-orange color of liquid like Silver Needle tea, but with a richer flavor.
Plucking Standard: One bud with one leaf or one bud with two leaves
Dry Leaf: Straight tea buds covered by white fine hairs, and the tea leaves with grey green or dark green color
Aroma: Pekoe and delicate fragrance
Liquor: Clear and bright yellow orange color
Taste: Fresh, mellow and slightly sweet
Storage: Store in cool, dry place away from sunlight; keep ventilated
Shelf Life: The aged the better