Chinese Whole Leaf Green
Chinese Whole Leaf Green

Chinese Whole Leaf Green Loose Leaf Green Tea

25 reviews
Regular price £5.49
(22p per cup)

6690 in stock

A meticulously hand-crafted Chinese green loose leaf tea that has been made in the same way for over 3000 years. Pure, clean, soft and elegant. The antithesis of industrial, mass produced green tea.

Made from the soft new leaves of spring it is also known as White Monkey Paw (Baimao Hou).

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29 February 2024
James W.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

love this tea

This is my favourite green tea.Never even a hint of bitterness.

25 December 2023
Francesco P.
Germany Germany

Simple Pleasure

I've been enjoying the "Chinese Whole Leaf Green" tea from Rare Tea Company and appreciate its straightforward, good quality. The flavor is clean and fresh, offering a relaxing experience with each cup. It's a solid choice for anyone who enjoys the subtle nuances of green tea without any overpowering elements. A dependable and delightful tea, it's become a regular in my routine.

06 August 2023
Alison H.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Whole leaf green tea

I have really loved this tea ever since I bought my first tin.

03 July 2023
Thomas D.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Smooth and delicate

I only take caffeine in the morning, with a one or two minute infusion of this mellow, refreshing tea or the Malawi Green. I get three to four infusions, one per day, by putting the teapot in the fridge.

09 May 2023
Donna B.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Superb Green Tea

Rare Tea's Chinese Whole Leaf Green Tea is excellent quality, beautifully clean colour and the taste is refreshing, slighty sweet but not overpowering. A clean taste which is a delight to drink.

Tasting Notes

The flavours are clean and bright with notes of fresh spinach and pea pods, complemented by a smooth, silky mouth feel.


Use 2g of tea per 150ml of water.


For the optimum infusion use 70°C (158°F) water.


Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly.


You can infuse this tea at least twice. With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavour are revealed.

Cost Per Cup

22p per cup based on 2g of tea per 150ml of water and 2 infusions.


Anshun, Guizhou

Our phenomenal Green Whole Leaf comes from the Anshun area of Guizhou in the South West of China. The area is remote and largely unspoilt with abundant forests and cloud cover draping the mountains - making it the ideal terroir for tea.


Off the beaten track...


Baimao Hou

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