Coffea Arabica 'Villa Sarchi' (Coffee)


Coffea Arabica 'Villa Sarchi' (Coffee)

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Coffea arabica 'Villa Sarchi', A Boutique Coffee Variety with Distinctive Character, a noteworthy cultivar within the Coffea arabica species, cherished for its unique qualities and exceptional flavor profile. As a member of the Rubiaceae family, this coffee plant stands out for its compact size, making it a favored choice for boutique coffee production. Like other Coffea arabica varieties, 'Villa Sarchi' produces fragrant, white flowers that precede the formation of coffee cherries. These cherries, which contain the coffee beans, transition through stages of ripening, from green to red, providing a visually appealing aspect to the coffee plant. Typically reaching a height of around 4 to 6 feet (1.2 to 1.8 meters), and showcasing a more compact growth compared to some other coffee varieties. This attribute makes it a suitable choice for smaller coffee plantations or for those seeking a coffee plant with a limited footprint. Named after the region of Villa Sarchi in Costa Rica, where it was discovered, this cultivar has its roots in Central America. 'Villa Sarchi' demonstrates adaptability to specific growing conditions, particularly in higher-altitude regions. It thrives in well-drained, nutrient-rich soil and benefits from a tropical to subtropical climate. Coffea arabica 'Villa Sarchi' holds cultural significance in the realm of specialty coffee. Its distinctive flavor profile, often characterized by bright acidity and nuanced sweetness, has contributed to its popularity among coffee connoisseurs. The plant's smaller size also makes it a practical choice for small-scale, quality-focused coffee cultivation.

Sowing Advice

These seeds have already been thoroughly cleaned and soaked overnight. They should then should be sown into a well-drained, sandy compost at any time of the year, and covered thinly with sand or grit and kept moist. Keep at between 20-25 degrees C. Seeds sometimes germinate within 2-6 months although sometimes it can be even longer please be patient. Plant them flat side down in a larger container with a humus rich medium to keep them moist and then keep warm and light.

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Key Facts


Common name:Coffee

Classification:Greenhouse perennial


Packet Content:10 (Approx)

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