The old tree white tea is produced in Yunnan, and made by the tea material from old tea trees. It is also called as Gu Shu Bai Lu (Old Tree White Dew). Most of the old tree white tea produced in Yunnan will be compressed as what pu-erh tea does. So it is also called as white pu-erh by some people.
The Chinese white tea had been mostly produced in North Fujian area in the history. As the Fujian White Tea become more and more popular in recent years, the price his risen a lot. And aslo due to the big yield, some tea trees in Fujian get over-plucking which causes the the material quality deteriorates. The Yunnan old tea tree is very good material to produce white tea. It grows naturally without any stimulants and and pollution and has rich quality contents. As we know, the processing of white tea is very simple, and the material quality can be reflected on the tea quality vividly. The old tea tree material is ideal to make the quality white tea.