2.5" is best for larger leaf tea.
Brewing an Individual Cup Of Tea
Place one teaspoon of tea inside the ball, pour the appropriate temperature water in the cup/mug and let steep. Remove the tea ball and enjoy a fabulous cup of tea. Tea leaves may be steeped multiple times in the same seating.
Brewing a Tea Pot of Tea
Depending on the size of the tea pot, place one teaspoon of tea for every 6 to 8 ounces of water the teapot holds. (Example: a four cup teapot will require 4 teaspoons of tea) use the apporpriate temperature water for the tea and steep. Remove tea leaves at end of brewing time.
Brewing instructions with water temperature and steeping / brewing times for all tea categories will be included.