Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe – This grade represents some of the most precious tea in the world. After brewing, it is not uncommon to see whole leaves in their original state. The tip on these leaves can make up as much as a fourth of a whole leaf.
Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe – An open OP leaf with a golden brown tip.
Orange Pekoe – Long, thin, wiry leaves which sometimes contain yellow tip or leaf buds. The liquors are light and pale in color. This is not a kind of tea, but merely a term used to describe a certain size of tea leaf.