Kyūshū Green Tea

Kyushu (九州 or Kyūshū) is the southern most island in Japan and consists of seven prefectures, many of which grown stellar green tea. O-Cha.com carries Kyushu green tea from a number of these prefectures and towns, including but not limited to Fukuoka, Kagoshima and Miyazaki. Within these prefectures are various distinct growing areas such as the famous Chiran green tea in Kagoshima, Yame gyokuro in Fukuoka, and Kirishima green teas from Miyazaki.

 
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  • Green Tea Gift Set

    Here is a set any green tea lover will enjoy! As our regular customers will attest, the teas included in this gift set are arguably two of the finest sencha green teas you will find online. Each tea is packaged within a very short time of when you place your order, ensuring fresh green tea like you may have never experienced. Save over purchasing each item separately.

    Green Tea Gift Set Includes...

    Kagoshima Sencha "Yutaka Midori" - 80g

    Uji Sencha "Miyabi" - 80g

    Green & Orange storage tins made especially for green tea

    Decorative gift box.

    Score: 5.00 (votes: 10)
    Reviews: 10
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    • $38.40 USD
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  • Yutaka Midori Sencha

    Score: 4.85 (votes: 66)
    Reviews: 55
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    • $24 USD
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  • Sae Midori Sencha

    Score: 4.82 (votes: 28)
    Reviews: 25
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    • $24 USD
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  • Yutaka Midori Sencha Madoka

    • Unique!

    From the first harvest, Kagoshima Sencha Yutaka Midori "Madoka" is a very special sencha from Kagoshima prefecture located at the southern tip of Japan. Madoka is quite similar to our original Yutaka Midori but is a bit less grassy, has a bit less steaming, and a bit more astringency, which means it probably also packs a bit more catechin punch. Brew with a bit more caution by paying particular attention to brew temperature and brew time.  Try some today!

    Available in 100 gram packages.

    Score: 4.83 (votes: 6)
    Reviews: 3
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  • Kirishima Organic Asamushi Sencha

    • Organic

    Grown organically in the mountainous Kirishima area of Kagoshima. This is a rather exclusive product, only the tips of the young tender buds are used. Light steamed, this sencha has a medium body and carries a rather intense, nice grassy aroma and an unusually strong umami flavor. Organic Kirishima Asamushi Sencha has a very nicely balanced astringency, aroma and taste. The quality of this tea got our attention and we decided to carry it for those organic green tea enthusiasts who demand the very best. Very delicious, we are confident you will enjoy this product. As with all of our loose leaf green teas, packaged in nitrogen flushed packaging.

    O-Cha.com's package includes 100 grams of tea.

    Score: 4.83 (votes: 6)
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  • Sae Midori Organic Asamushi Sencha

    • Popular!
    • Unique!

    This green tea comes from Kagoshima and is of course harvested from the first round of young leaves.  When we offered this for the first time in 2017, we knew we would buy this one as soon as we tried it and sure enough it had sold out by December. Organic Sae Midori asamushi is a light steamed green tea of the Sae Midori clone and is somewhat rare to be processed in the light steamed form. This product is both flavorful and aromatic, much more so than the typical deep steamed Sae Midori. If you are a light-steamed green tea fan, you should really enjoy this one.  As with all of our loose leaf green teas, packaged in nitrogen flushed packaging.

    Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package

    Score: 4.80 (votes: 10)
    Reviews: 6
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    • $19.20 USD
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  • Kirishima Organic Sencha
    • Nouveau

    Kirishima Organic Sencha

    • Popular!

    Grown organically in the mountainous Kirishima area of Kagoshima. Medium steamed, this sencha has an intense green color to it, medium body, and carries a rather intense, nice grassy aroma and an unusually strong umami flavor. Organic Kirishima Sencha has a very nicely balanced astringency, aroma and taste. The quality of this tea got our attention and we decided to carry it for those organic green tea enthusiasts who demand the very best. Very delicious, we are confident you will enjoy this product. As with all of our loose leaf green teas, packaged in nitrogen flushed packaging.

     O-Cha.com's package includes 100 grams of tea.

    Score: 4.88 (votes: 17)
    Reviews: 12
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    • $18.24 USD
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  • Organic Sencha Sae Midori
    • Nouveau

    Organic Sencha Sae Midori

    • Organic

    This organic green tea hails from Kirishima Kagoshima and is of course harvested from the first round of young leaves. Medium-steamed (chūmushi) this Organic Sae Midori has a lovely green color.  With a strong aroma, flavorful umami taste, and nice balance of astringency, this organic sencha is nicely balanced and is one of our best aquasitions of the year.  As with all of our loose leaf green teas, packaged in nitrogen flushed packaging.

    Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package

    Score: 4.50 (votes: 6)
    Reviews: 3
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    • $18.24 USD
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  • Chiran Organic Sencha

    • Popular!
    Score: 4.93 (votes: 15)
    Reviews: 11
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    • $18.24 USD
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  • Sae Midori Organic Kabusecha
    • Nouveau

    Sae Midori Organic Kabusecha

    • Organic
    • Rare!
    Score: 4.88 (votes: 17)
    Reviews: 16
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    • $18.24 USD
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  • Chiran Sencha

    Score: 4.97 (votes: 32)
    Reviews: 29
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    • $18.24 USD
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  • Asanoka Sencha
    • Nouveau

    Asanoka Sencha

    Score: 4.25 (votes: 4)
    Reviews: 2
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    • $17.28 USD
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  • Asatsuyu Organic Sencha

    From Kirishima, Kagoshima Japan, a first rate, first flush green tea. Organic sencha "Asatsuyu" is harvested from the first round of young 100% Asatsuyu clone spring leaves. Medium steamed green tea (chumushi), green color with a semi-cloudy clear consistency.  We find this particular asatsuyu to be particularly aromatic and flavorful which is why we chose to include it in our lineup. If you are looking for a healthy, organic, light steamed daily sencha of good value this would be hard to beat. Certified organic JONA/JAS. As with all of our loose leaf green teas, packaged in nitrogen filled bags.

    Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package

    Score: 4.54 (votes: 13)
    Reviews: 12
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  • Kurasawa Organic Sencha
    • Nouveau

    Kurasawa Organic Sencha

    • Rare!
    • High Catechins!
    Score: 4.90 (votes: 30)
    Reviews: 25
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    • $17.28 USD
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  • Organic Kabusecha

    • Organic

    This organic kabusecha green tea comes from Kirishima City, Kagoshima and is of course harvested from the first round of young leaves. Organic Kabusecha is grown for 14 to 20 days under 45% shade before harvest giving it taste characteristics of both sencha and gyokuro. This version comes from the Yabukita clone and is lightly steamed.  The aroma is unusually strong, it has a lovely green color and is quite flavorful.  Brew as you would for sencha. As with all of our loose leaf green teas, packaged in nitrogen flushed packaging.

    Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package

    Score: 4.92 (votes: 25)
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  • Organic Zairai Sencha - From Kirishima

    • Rare!
    • Unique!

    Note: The last of the 2020 version has sold out.  The 2021 version suffered frost damage so we may not be able to sell this tea in 2021. We will search for a different supply but this tea is likely to be unavailable in 2021.

    Grown organically in the mountainous Kirishima area of Kagoshima Prefecture. Lightly steamed, organic Kirishima Zairai sencha has a light yellow green color to it, medium body, and rather unique taste and aroma due to it's high iron content.  Zairai means "native" in Japanese and refers to the fact that this tea is from no known modern cultivar and is a close derivitive of the original tea plants imported into Japan from China in the 14th century. Since it is "wild" and grown from seed instead of cloning, there is quite a lot of variation between individual plants which gives the leaf a non-uniform leaf structure and charactaristics of a blend. Although it is considered a hardier plant to culitviate, the lack of leaf conformity, in addition to lower yield than recent clones does not encourage growers to grow it means you will not come across this unique tea often.

    Very delicious, here's your chance to experience a green tea with characteristics of the teas of old Japan. As with all of our loose leaf green teas, packaged in nitrogen flushed packaging.

    Available in 100 gram packages

    Score: 4.75 (votes: 24)
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  • Green Tea with Matcha Tea Bags

    Our Green Tea with Matcha Tea Bags (Matcha-Iri-Tea Bags) are a concentrated sencha grown in Kagoshima Prefecture. A combination of loose leaf green tea and powdered sencha (not tea dust), this tea bag comes in the form of a triangular, nylon mesh bag, and will not affect the taste as traditional paper tea bags are known to do. This is an strong green tea, and is especially recommended for iced tea or for use with a larger sushi teacup. For iced tea, we recommend one tea bags per liter/quart. Simply add the tea bags in the water, and refrigerate.

    Twenty (20) 5 gram tea bags per package, try some today!

    Score: 4.89 (votes: 9)
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    • $14.40 USD
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  • Organic Meiryoku Sencha

    • Organic

     

    This organic green tea hails from Kirishima Kagoshima and is of course harvested from the first round of young leaves. Light-steamed (chūmushi) Organic Sencha Meiryoku has a lovely green color.  Medium aroma, somewhat low astringency, this organic sencha is nicely balanced, easy to make, and easy to drink - one of our best aquasitions of the year.  As with all of our loose leaf green teas, packaged in nitrogen flushed packaging.

    Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package

    Score: 4.00 (votes: 3)
    Reviews: 2
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    • $13.44 USD
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  • Daily Sencha Green Tea

    • Popular!
    Score: 4.82 (votes: 44)
    Reviews: 43
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    • $9.60 USD
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  • Genmaicha with Matcha - Organic

    • Unique!
    Score: 4.74 (votes: 23)
    Reviews: 22
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    • $8.64 USD
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  • Sakura Sencha

    • Unique!

    An interesting combination of Kyūshū sencha, sencha stems, and sakura (Japanese cherry tree) leaves grown in Izu. Open the package and you will be greeted by a rather sweet, enjoyable aroma of cherry blossoms and green tea. Brew Sakura Sencha and you will be rewarded with one very tasty, enjoyable green tea! This would be a very good introduction to green tea for those new to green tea, try it today!

    Available in 50 gram packages.

    Score: 4.71 (votes: 14)
    Reviews: 14
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    • $6.24 USD
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 The Japanese green teas we carry from this area are of the highest quality, do consider Kyushu green tea today!