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Year Published/Registered1953

Cultivar Type:For Tea

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia sinensis 'Yamato-midori'

Chinese Name:大和绿

Japanese Name:大和緑 やまとみどり



Yamaro-Midori Ghisleni, 1982, Le Camellia, p.188. Corruption of the Japanese name Yamato-midori.

奈良59号 旧系統名:奈良59号

茶農林10号 農林認定品種(茶農林10号)


» English Description

Yamato-midori. (C. sinensis). Registered in 1953. Selected from original Japanese tea. Use for Japanese green tea. Nara Pref.. Kondō, 1978, International Camellia Journal, No.10, p.64 as ‘Yamato-Midori’. No description. Source, Ackerman (1971). Originated in Japan. Corruption of name: ‘Yamaro-Midori’.

[Agriculture registration] Tea Norin 10

[Product registration] None

[Characteristics] An extremely late-life species with excellent resistance to pests and cold.

Nurturing person (nurturing place): Nara Prefectural Agricultural Experiment Station Tea Industry Branch (now Nara Prefectural Technology Center Tea Industry Promotion Center)

[Origin] A variety cultivated in 1924 from the seedling tree collected from the tea garden of Nara Prefecture Agricultural Experiment Station Tea Industry Branch (currently Nara Prefecture Agricultural Technology Center Tea Industry Promotion Center Yuichi), Kamitsu, Yamazoe-mura, Yamabe-gun, Nara Prefecture. Registered as No. 10 Tea and Forestry in 1953 and named ‘Yamato Midori’

[Earlyness] Extremely vigorous. The germination and plucking period is more than 10 days later than'Yabukita'.

[Morphological characteristics] The tree is slightly upright. The tree is medium and the stock is medium. The collection of tea buds during the plucking period is rather good. A cultivar with a moderate number of buds and a hundred-bud weight. It is highly resistant to cold and resistant to diseases such as anthrax and ring spot.

[Cutting rooting] A little inferior to'Yabukita'.

[Goodness of initial growth] Initial growth is slightly slower than that of'Yabukita'. Choosing the soil, it will grow on slopes with good drainage.

[Simulation method for young trees] According to Yabukita'.

[Yield] The yield is a little less than that of Yabukita.

[Quality] The quality of green tea is medium. Appearance is green. It has a relatively high scent and a little rich taste.

[Cold resistance] Extremely cold resistance in winter, strong against frost damage of laceration type 0

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

[Suitable for cultivation] The land is selected and the growth is very good on slopes with good drainage, but poor on soil with poor drainage.

[Processing characteristics] Be careful of steaming because the shoots are rather hard.

» Japanese Description

Yamato-midori 大和緑  やまとみどり       旧系統名:奈良59号。公表日:1953。 煎茶用1953年登録農林認定品種(茶農林10号)奈良在来種実生


















Flower Size

Blooming Season Japan