Japanese green tea are grown in the place where they don’t have too much snow in winter and frost during a beginning of spring. This is to protect tea trees and leaves from snow and frost. Here are 30 tea growing areas in Japan from North to South. Each tea has it’s original flavour and fragrance, no region has a same tea.
Niigata, Ibaraki,Saitama, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Yamanashi, Shizuoka, Gifu, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Kyoto, Hyogo,
Nara, Wakayama, Shimane, Okayama, Yamaguchi, Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime, Kouchi, Fukuoka, Oita,
Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Kagoshima, Okinawa.
Shizuoka has the largest amount of Japanese green tea production.
Kyoto is the first place to grow Japanese green tea in the history. Uji cha is famous and has the largest amount of production of Matcha and Gyokuro.
Fukuoka has one of the top production of Gyokuro. Yame cha is famous for the best quality Gyokuro.