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Coffea Arabica

Botanical Name:

Coffea arabica

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Edible, Shrub, Tree, Shrub or tree.

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Fragrant (resembles the aroma of jasmine), star-shaped, that bloom in the late spring to early summer in axillary clusters of 2-9., Flowers (4–)5(–6)-merous, 2–20 per axil, borne in 1–3(–15) fascicles; peduncle 0.5–2(–3) mm. long in flower (2–4 mm. long in fruit); pedicels 1–2(–3) mm. long (calyces usually well clear of surrounding bracteole); bracteoles frequently with subfoliaceous lobes up to 6 mm. long.

Fruit

Green two-seeded berries that gradually mature to yellow, light red and finally deep red., Fruit red (yellow or purple in cultivated forms), oblong-ellipsoid or sometimes ± subglobose, 1–2 cm. long, 0.9–1.1 cm. wide; pedicel lengthening to 4–8 mm.

Taxonomy

Order

Rubiales

Family

Rubiaceae

Genus

Coffea

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