An evergreen Ornamental tropical plant belongs to the Rubiaceae family with fragrant white flowers and glossy leaves. It is the best source of the world's most popular breakfast beverage.
Planting & Care
sunlight: Coffea arabica prefers locations in light to semi-shady locations in aery places
Soil: Peat moss based potting mix with horticultural sand added to provide good drainage.
Watering: Keep soil thoroughly moist in spring and summer, barely moist in fall and winter.
Fertilizer: Feed every 2 weeks spring and summer with a balanced water-soluble fertilizer diluted by half.
Temperature: Average room (65-75°F/18-24°C). Coffea arabica can withstand cooler temperatures in fall and winter
Pruning: Prune the coffee plant back in spring to keep it bushy and full. Pruning also gives it an attractive shape. Use clean pruning shears to cut the stem at a 45° angle, Prune off top growth to keep this coffee bean plant small.