Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 285-286.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0974

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A New Camellia sinensis Cultivar‘Ganlu 1’

LI Lanying1,WANG Qiang2,GONG Xuejiao1,LIU Dongna1,YAO Yu1,WANG Yingchun1,XU Yaqiong1,and LUO Fan1,*   

  1. 1Tea Research Institute, Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Chengdu 610066,China;2Tea and Fruit Industry Development Bureau,Pingchang County,Bazhong,Sichuan 636400,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-07

Abstract: ‘Ganlu 1’is a good tea cultivar which was selected from individual plant of the wild Sichuan small and medium leaf tea population through single plant selection and systematic breeding. The cultivar is a shrub type,with middle leaves and yellow-green shoots. It has the characteristics such as exrta-early and evenly sprouting,strong bud shape,high yield and excellent quality. It has abundant components. The tea polyphenols,amino acids,caffeine,water extracts,and catechins contents were 21.70%,4.20%,4.10%,50.40%,and 14.27%,respectively. It is suitable for making green tea,black tea,dark tea and white tea. It is especially suitable for processing famous curly teas such as Mengding-ganlu. The processed curly teas are compact and thin in shape,tender and fragrant with floral fragrance,bright green soup color,fresh and sweet taste,and tender yellow in infused leaves. It has strong resistance to cold,drought,disease and insect. It is suitable for planting and promotion in tea areas with similar climatic conditions in Sichuan.

Key words: Camellia sinensis, exrta-early sprouting, high quality, cultivar

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