Different Types of Black Leaf

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FOP- Flowery Orange Pekoe

Irish Breakfast

 

 

This is the Irish Breakfast FOP which means the leaves are left quite large. Larger leaves generally give better quality tea.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOP- Broken Orange Pekoe

Ceylon Aislaby BOP

 

 

This is Ceylon aislaby BOP which is the smaller (broken) leaf. Because this leaf is smaller it usually takes slightly less time to brew.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FBOP- Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe

Lelsa FBOP

 

 

 

This tea is Kenya Lelsa FBOP. FBOP can be a mixture of flowery leaf and broken or all of the leaves could just be slightly smaller than flowery but larger than broken.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GBOP- Golden Broken Orange Pekoe

Assam Belseri GBOP

 

 

 

This tea is Assam Belseri. Golden refers to very young buds that were picked early in the season which tend to be golden in colour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OP- Orange Pekoe

Vietnam OP

 

 

This is Vietnam Orange Pekoe. Orange Pekoe refers to young leaves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SFTGFOP- Super Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe

Nilgiri SFTGFOP1

 

 

 

This is Nilgiri SFTGFOP.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Round Leaf

Nilgiri Round Leaf

 

 

 

Nilgiri Round Leaf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long Leaf

Nilgiri Long Leaf

 

 

 

Nilgiri Long Leaf

 

 

 

 

 

 

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