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Year Published/Registered1985

Cultivar Type:For Tea

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Scientific Name:Camellia sinensis 'Maoxie'

Chinese Name:毛蟹

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GSCT6  Ministry of Agriculture and Tea Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. 1990. Collection on the improved tea varieties in China. p.12-13

华茶6号  农业部农业司,中国农业科学院茶叶研究所. 1990. 《中国茶树优良品种集》. 12-13页

铭花  杨亚军,梁月荣. 2014. 《中国无性系茶树品种志》,13页


» English Description

Ministry of Agriculture and Tea Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. 1990. Collection on the improved tea varieties in China. p.12-13

        Originated in the Fumei village (Anchi county, Fujian province). It has been       cultivated for more than 80 years and mainly distributed in the various tea region of Fujian province. Now it has been popularized to Guangdong, Jiangxi, Hunan, Zhejiang, Hubei province.

Plant medium-size, semi-opened type, more densely branching. Leaves inclined upward. Length 7.4~8.2cm, width 3.0~3.5cmoblong in shape with acuminate tip, flat with a slightly protuberant surface. Green in color. Thick and brittle in texture, 7~8 pairs of vein with waving margin. Serrations deep and sharp. The sprouting period in spring season generally appears in the last ten days of March. The peak period of one bud and three leaves stage* shoots appears in the middle of April. With      vigorous sprouting ability. Shoots stout and light green m color. Hairs profuse and long. The weight of 10 one bud and three leaves shoots averaged 69g. The peak period of flowering stage appears in the first ten days of October. With numerous flowers, but the percentage of bearing is relatively low. Rather high cold-hardiness. With high rooting ability and survival rate during the cutting propagation.    

High-yielding. In a large area of 2450 mu in the Dabing and Bingzhou of Fuchou village (Anchi county, Fujian province), the annual yield of oolong tea was as high as 221.5kg per mu. According to the analysis conducted by the Tea Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, the contents of caffeine in the one bud and two leaves shoots in spring season averaged 4.05%amino acids 2.95%tea polyphenols 20.08% total catechins 158.19mg/g. The Oolong Tea prepared with GSCT6 variety, as the raw material is characterized by its bloom color, fresh aroma and full taste. By using this variety to manufacture the black tea and green tea performs high-quality and elegant appearance with profuse hairs.                        

Suitable to popularize in the tea region in the south-of-Yangzte River for the manufacture of oolong, black and green tea. It is recommended to plant in the shallow groove and earthup multi times, increase the applied level of fertilizer, so as to promote the growth and development of young      bush. After putting in production, to pluck the tender shoot in time and in turn are necessary.

» Chinese Description


农业部农业司,中国农业科学院茶叶研究所. 1990. 中国茶树优良品种集. pp 12-13

中国茶树品种志编写委员会. 2001. 中国茶树品种志. pp 19

杨亚军,梁月荣. 2014. 中国无性系茶树品种志. pp 13


【形态特征】 植株中等,树姿半开张,分枝密。叶片呈上斜状着生,椭圆形,叶色深緑,有光泽,叶面微隆起,叶缘微波或平,叶身平,叶尖渐尖,叶齿锐深密,叶厚质脆。开花尚多,但基本不结实。花冠直径4.4cm,花瓣6瓣,子房茸毛多,花柱3裂。

【特性】 春季萌发期中偏迟,2010年和2011年在福建福安社口观测,一芽ニ叶初展期分別出现于3月21日和4月6日。芽叶生育能力强,发芽密而齐,芽梢肥壮,密披茸毛,节间较短,持嫩性较差,一芽三叶百芽重68.5g。产量高,每667m2产乌龙茶干茶200~300kg。2010年、2011年在福建福安社口取样,春茶一芽二叶含茶多酚14.7%、氨基酸4.2%、咖啡碱3.2%、水浸出物48.2%。适制乌龙茶、绿茶、红茶。制作乌龙茶,香清高,味醇和;制作红、绿茶,毫色显露,外形美观,香高味厚。成园较快,适应性广,抗旱性强,抗寒性较强。扦插繁殖力强,成活率高。




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Blooming Season China