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Coffea arabica

Coffee arabica

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Features

  • BloomsAugust
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Coffea arabica (Coffee arabica). A bushy round shrub native to Ethiopia & Sudan bearing elliptic to ovate, leathery dark green leaves. Axillary clusters of white tubular flowers appear in late summer.

Characteristics

Fragrant

Other common names

Coffee

Origin

Ethiopia & Sudan

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

This crop has a minimum growing temperature of 10C and a maximum growing temperature of 34C; the optimal growing temperature is between 14C and 28C.

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