This Is Tea: What does “First Flush” and “Second Flush” mean?

thisistea:

The flush is simply what season the tea leaves are plucked. First flush teas are plucked in spring months (March, April, May). Second flush teas are plucked during summer months (June, July August). There’s an Autumnal flush too.

Specifying first, second, autumnal flush is generally used for…

This Is Tea: What does “First Flush” and “Second Flush” mean?