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The Ultimate Tea Cultivar Guide -> Japanese Cultivars


Deep Red



Alternate Names:None
Name Translation:Akane【茜・あかね】
Noun. Deep red, the colour of Japanese madder; crimson.
Name Explanation:
Named for its suitability for black tea (in Japan and China, black tea is referred to as red tea).
Date of Registration:01-01-1953 FCC
Parent Plants:Ai21 ♀ x Nka03 ♂
Kagoshima Prefecture Tea Trial

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