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  • Liu An Gua Pian, also known as Liu An Melon Seed , is a green tea from Liu An County in Anhui Province, China.

Liu An Gua Pian Green Tea


Product Description

This is another one of Chinas famous teas. It has won many awards for its remarkably refreshing taste.  Its leaves are large, flat and oval shaped similar to a melon seed.   Liu An Gua Pian has a remarkably rich and sweet taste. The flavour of the smooth liquor gradually evolves from a light sweet taste to a strong floral flavour. This tea has won several awards based on its sweet taste and refreshing qualities.

Region: Xi Tou Mountain, Anhui Province, China

Other Names: Liu An Melon Seed tea, Liuan Leaf.

Steeping Guide:

Teaware: Glass or ceramic Gaiwan

Amount: 3g /1½ teaspoons

Temperature: 80°c (176°F)

Steeping Time: 1 to 2 minutes for the first two steeps and 3 to 5 minutes for the third and fourth.

*These steeping directions are for a traditional Gong Fu style tea, if you are brewing this tea in a regular cup we recommend steeping for 2 – 3 minutes. This tea can also be steeped 4 times.

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