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Year Published/Registered1953

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia sinensis var. assamica 'Beni-homare'

Chinese Name:红誉

Japanese Name:紅誉 べにほまれ



茶農林1号  農林認定品種茶農林1号


» English Description

Beni-homare. (C. sinensis var. assamica). Registered in 1953. Selected from Indian tea seedlings. Use for Black tea. Kanaya.

[Agriculture registration] Tea Norin 1

[Product registration] None

[Characteristics] A standard variety for black tea that has a deep dark blue color and strong astringency, but has a good taste. Be careful not to die after the garden.

[Fosterer] Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Tea Research Station (currently Agriculture. Research Institute for Vegetable and Tea Industry, Food Industry Research Institute)

[History] Selected from seedlings of Tada Indian hybrids at the Tea Research Department, Agricultural Experiment Station, Ministry of Agriculture and Commerce. In 1920, it was transplanted to the Tea Industry Experiment Station of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and a system comparison test and a characteristic verification test were performed under the system name of C8, and by 1942 the superiority was confirmed. Registered as Tea Norin 1 in 1953 and named as Beni-homare.

[Early nature] Very late life. The germination period is more than 10 days later than'Yabukita' and the plucking period is more than 10 days later.

[Morphological characteristics] The tree shape is intermediate, the tree vigor is a little strong, and the stocking is a little good. Sprout-type varieties with medium bud number and large bud weight.

[Rooting of cuttings] Inferior to'Yabukita' and slower growth thereafter c

[Goodness of initial growth] Early growth is slower than that of'Yabukita', so carefully manage the young tree stage.

[How to tailor young trees] According to'Yabukita'.

[Yield] Medium. Less than'Yabukita'. ,

[Quality] The quality of black tea is excellent. It has a light blue color with a mellow aroma and a profound sense of aroma. Very good fermentability

[Cold resistance] Medium cold resistance in winter. It is weak against laceration type frost damage.

[Insect resistance] Strong against anthrax and ring spot disease. Medium for the scale bug.

[Suitable for cultivation] Tea producing areas west of the Tokai. When a laceration-type frost damage is caused, it is easy to cause the plant to die and die. Therefore, in a place where the laceration-type frost damage is likely to occur, the autumn fertilizer in the juvenile period is suppressed to prevent the occurrence.

[Processing characteristics] Suitable for semi-fermented tea (oolong tea),

» Japanese Description

紅誉  (Beni-homare)  べにほまれ    旧系統名:国茶C8号。公表日:1953紅茶用1953年登録農林認定品種(茶農林1号)多田系インド導入種実生


















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