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How To Grow Your Own Coffee Tree
Do you ever think when you spoon your coffee into your mug every morning about how and where that spoonful of coffee came from?
In the meantime, you can enjoy the dark shiny green leaves and fragrant white flowers of this very unique, ornamental plant. Early 18th century botanists classified the coffee tree as a member of the Rubiaceous family. There are around sixty different species although when it comes to coffee production on a large scale there are only two that dominate world trade. One is the Coffea arabica or just known as Arabica and the other is Coffea canephora or to you and me more commonly known as Robusta.
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If you want to grow your own coffee tree, you need to know a few important things – avoid extreme cold or heat, plant them in fast draining soil which needs to be kept moist but do not over water. It should be planted in partial shade or even within the shade of another tree, which helps keep soil humidity and protects from strong winds.
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After three years it should flower and then at five years, it is ready to harvest the first crop of coffee (http://www.espressocoffeeclub.co.uk/