Uda Pussellawa tea Shows similar characters of Nuwara Eliya tea but it gives stronger-flavored
The Uda Pussellawa tea region of Sri Lanka sits between 5000 and 6000 feet above sea level.
Uda Pussellawa is a small, thinly populate district almost entirely dedicates to tea cultivation.
Uda Pussellawa Tea estates thus enjoy not one but two ‘quality seasons’, the western as well as the eastern.
This area is bordering Nuwara Eliya upper part (lies immediately to the west), as a result, the tea characters show Nuwara Eliya area tea.
The tea in Uda Pussellawa appears a bit darker in the cup, pinkish hue and a hint of greater strength.
From the June to September (peak period) eastern quality season produces best quality tea at Uda Pussellawa. The dry, cold conditions period produce the medium body tea and subtle character.
Heavy rainfall period produces strong tea, darker liquor in the cup.
Uda Pussellawa produces a variety of leaf sizes and styles, reflecting the relatively broad range of altitudes at which its estates are situated.