First flush tea is harvested immediately after the spring rains. It is lighter in character than most black teas, often more greenish in color and mild in flavor.
First Flush (Spring) Tea
Darjeeling black tea is differentiated into between four and six flushes. First flush, second flush, monsoon/rains, and autumnal flush are always included as categories. Tea harvested between the first and second flushes is referred to as "in-between", of
Mild and smooth