Aphids & Oolong

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Aphids & Oolong

by kyarazen » Aug 13th 15 5:38 pm

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hmm.... spot the aphid? :P awaiting to feast on the green heart oolong cultivar~~

what is going to happen next?

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Re: Aphids & Oolong

by Rui » Aug 14th 15 9:14 am

I assume it will add to the flavour and texture of the tea?

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Re: Aphids & Oolong

by Frisbeehead » Aug 15th 15 4:51 am

Rui wrote:I assume it will add to the flavour and texture of the tea?
I think that when the aphids start biting the leaves, the plant responds by producing more chemicals to defend itself, which ultimately adds flavor to the tea and into your cup :). This is at least what I have read.