Sencha- Healthy and Delicious Japanese Green Tea

For high-grade sencha, harvesters pluck either the bud or the bud plus the youngest two leaves.

Sencha

The top two leaves and the bud are prized both for their fullness of flavor and their ability to be twisted or rolled into a variety of shapes. 

Sencha
Netto Sencha

Premium hand-picked sencha from Uji.

Most tea harvested in Japan is graded as sencha

The quality of sencha is, however, highly variable. Quality depends on the tea's origin, the season, and harvesting techniques that are employed.

Fukamushi Organic Sencha

Fukamushi Sencha (Organic)

The finest organic sencha from Kyushu.

Sencha comes from tea plants that are native to Asia. The part of the plant used for making tea is found in the uppermost shoots. This is where the young, tender new leaves and buds are formed.

The top two leaves and the bud are prized both for their fullness of flavor and their ability to be twisted or rolled into a variety of shapes.