Coffee Growing At A Glance

There are four varieties of coffee – Arabica, Liberica (or Barako), Excelsa, and Robusta. Robusta is the primary variety used in instant coffee (~70% cheaper than Arabica), though other varieties are also blended in, in some cases. Coffee cherries are produced 8-9 months after the tree flowers. The cherries are picked (strip picked or selectively … Continue reading Coffee Growing At A Glance