The other name of this variety is Pen Fen, which means - Splurge. People say a farmer used to have a bad luck: his plantation was attacked by green wings tea leafhoppers that damaged the bushes. But the farmer still managed to produce a batch of tea, which he decided to sell far away from his place, where everyone was aware of the farmer's misfortune. The farmer not only managed to sell this tea but also received good money for it as the buyers got enchanted by the tea flavor. On coming back home the farmer told this story to the neighbors but they didn't believe him and called his tea Pen Fen.
For the production of the best Oriental beauty the tea leaves are picked from the bushes bitten by tea leafhoppers, as due to the damages the plant releases a special substance – phytoalexin, that provides the specific flavor of the oolong. But leafhoppers play a less important role in the tea production process then the technology of production: withering in the sun, withering in the cool, processing of the green (extrusion and cooling down), short term fermentation (a long term fermentation is attributed to red teas), fixation, moisturizing, crushing and twisting, final drying.