Tea Map – Zhenghe, Fujian



Zhenghe, a small town in Nanping County of Fujian, is named after Zheng He (1371–1433), who was a Hui-Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat and fleet admiral that commanded voyages to Southeast Asia, Middle East, and East Africa.  The area is credited as the original place for Bai Mudan (White Peony) and Baihao Yinzhen (Silver Needles) white teas.  Nearby is Fuding, the other prominent white tea producing area in Fujian.

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