Coffee

Scientific Name: 
Coffea arabica
Family Name: 
Rubiaceae
Place of Origin: 
Mountains of Yemen and the Arabian Peninsula
Plant Description: 
Small tree producing small white and fragrant flowers. The flowers only last for a couple of days, leaving bright green leaves. The berries then begin to appear green then changing colour as they ripen to yellow and then finally to a glossy deep red. The berries are ready to be picked when they are deep red in colour.
Plant Height: 
Up to 20cm
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Harvest Period: 
June to August when berries are red.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Shrub
Small Tree
Climate: 
Sub-Tropical
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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