Coffee canephora Seed
Coffea canephora is a variety of coffee that has origins in central and western sub-Saharan Africa. Though widely known as Coffea robusta, the plant is scientifically identified as Coffea canephora. This versatile plant that produces a higher yield than arabica. Introduced by French colonist in the late 19th century, this highly popular plant will not only make a spectacular container tropical but will give an added benefit of a rich coffee bean that will produce a full bodied, strong distinctive flavor.
Potted Deck Plant
Coffee plants may live for 60 years
Coffee plantation trees are kept at a six feet to get the best yield and make it easy to pick the berries even though they can grow to 40 feet
Each coffee berry has two beans
This coffee originates in the Sub Sahara African region
Coffee beans can be roasted and ground to make your own coffee
robusta beans are used in traditional Italian espresso blends, to provide a full-bodied taste and a better foam head
This variety contains more caffeine than arabica
Resistant to coffee rust
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