Yunnan is quite famous for its incredible variety of tea all over the world. The primary reason for its rich tea cultivation is its diverse climatic conditions. Although the climate is usually mild, it consists o very wet summers and very dry winters with seasonal rainfall. This works the best for tea production.
Sandwiched by Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, and Tibet in China, Yunnan also borders Vietnam, Laos, and Burma. In addition to the popular variety of tea called Pu-erh, Yunnan is pretty popular for its black teas, dark yeas, and green teas. These teas are drastically and uniquely different from other varieties in China.
Yunnan is full of ancient tea trees that bring to its teas a unique flavor and texture. Compared to other monoculture tea plantations, tea cultivation in Yunnan is rich in biodiversity. This includes flowering plants, moss, lichens, and epiphytes along with tea trees.
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