Second Flush Darjeeling Tea is harvested in summer from June until mid-July. As the intensity of the sun gets stronger, so does the flavor of this black tea. Enjoy its amber-golden color and the mellow taste. First Flush Darjeeling Tea is the first tea harvested after winter, from the end of February until the end of April. If you prefer light and flowery flavors then this is the tea for you! First Flush Darjeeling is a black tea with a lot of silvery tips and floral flavors. It has less astringency than other black teas.