茶树的分类 Tea Plant/Tree Categories

Tea Plant Categories

500+ Tea Plants

中国有500种左右的茶树. 通常按茶叶的大小- 超大, 大, 中, 小 和茶树的形状高矮来分类 - 乔木, 小乔木, 灌木.  如按树型分类,灌木型品种占74%,小乔木型品种占10%。乔木型品种占16%;如按叶片大小分类,特大大叶类品种占13%,大叶类品种占25%,中叶类品种占44%,小叶类品种占18%。

China has about 500 types of tea plants.   To categorize the tea plant,   two common ways in China is used:  1.  Size of the tea leaf;    2. Shape/size of tea plant   

By size of the leaf:  

      Big:   L: >10 cm(3.5"); W: > 4 cm(1.5")        38%

      Medium:   L: 7-10cm;  W:  3-4                      44%

      Small:    L: < 7              W: < 3                        18%  


By tree height/shape :  
 
      10-30 Meters ( 50 ft ) 乔木                          16%; 
      Two M (5-20 ft )小乔木                                10%;
      One M (<5 ft)  灌木(Tea shrub)                  74%