Coffee Plant



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Coffee – botanically known as Coffea arabica – belongs to the plant family of the Rubiaceae, the reddish plants. The Arabica Coffee plant is a gorgeous house plant with shiny, deep green leaves. White, jasmine scented flowers blanket your plant before becoming coffee cherries which are the fruit of the coffee plant.

Coffee plants are natural air purifiers. So they offer the added bonus of cleaning the air in your home!

You can grow your own now with this attractive indoor or patio plants. There will be more than one plant per pot which you can divide and pot on separately if you wish. This plant can grow up to 1.2-1.8m indoors (within a pot), or you can train them to be a bush 0.9-1.2m tall. They are pretty flexible. In tropical climates coffee plants make lovely hedges or specimen plants. They can grow up to 300cm tall and 200cm wide when planted in ground.

Germination may take as long as 6 to 8 weeks so be patient. Once the beans have sprouted, give the seedlings very bright light, moderate humidity and normal room temperatures. The plants will require a light fertiliser application every month.

Hints: First soak the coffee seeds in water for 24 hours. Then sow the seeds in Horti Seed & Potting Mix or wet vermiculite in which the excess water has been drained.

Sow Depth: 1cm

Pot Size: 12cm

Soil / Water: Well-drained. Keep soils consistently moist but not soggy.

Dislikes: direct sunlight, but likes bright light, indirect light is best. Direct sun may scorch leaves.

Problems: No serious insect or disease problems. Watch for scale, mealybug, thrips, caterpillars and mites.



您现在可以使用这种迷人的室内或庭院植物种植自己的植物。每个盆栽不止一株植物,如果您愿意,您可以将它们分开并单独盆栽。这种植物在室内可以长到 1.2-1.8m(在花盆内),或者您可以将它们训练成 0.9-1.2m 高的灌木。他们非常灵活。在热带气候中,咖啡植物可以制作可爱的树篱或植物标本。种植在地下时,它们可以长到 300 厘米高和 200 厘米宽。

发芽可能需要长达 6 到 8 周的时间,因此请耐心等待。豆荚会慢慢裂开,新叶就会长出来了。一旦豆子发芽,给幼苗提供非常明亮的光线、适度的湿度和正常的室温。这些植物每个月都需要施用轻肥。要想咖啡树花繁叶茂,需要适当的打尖,促其侧枝萌发,拥有好看的树冠。


提示:首先将咖啡种子浸泡在水中24小时。然后将种子播种在 Horti Seed & Potting Mix 或已排干多余水分的湿蛭石中,表面覆土,直接种植很简单。

播种深度: 1cm