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Coffee Plant in a Cup

Coffea Arabica

Our Arabica coffee plant in a coffee cup is such a lovely idea, perfect as gift for your friends or those who love plants.

The coffee plant is comes in its very own coffee cup with coffee bean design which you could use after the plant has outgrown it. Coffee is one of the worlds most valuable and widely traded commodities, usually found growing as shrubs or small trees in south Africa and tropical Asia.

The coffee plant produces highly scented white flowers followed by the fruit (coffee bean) which takes nine months to ripen. Arabica coffee is also known as 'mountain coffee' and is thought to be the first species of coffee to be cultivated. It is thought to produce better coffee than other major commercial varieties.

Personally, we can't do without a good cup of coffee with friends at about 10 in the morning.

Our coffee in a mug is a young plant, approximately 15cm in height, and the cup is ideal for espressos.

Please be aware the design of the actual coffee cup may vary to that in the photographs.

Native to:
Asia and Tropical Africa
Eventual height:
5 m
Eventual width:
2 m
Hardiness:
Tender
Sun:
Full-partial sun
Soil:
keep moist during spring & summer, but much dryer during Autumn and Winter
Dislikes:
Direct sunlight, but likes bright light.

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Price: £5.00

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Maintenance

It will require potting up every spring into a slightly larger pot.

Further information

It requires humid, warm environments, so use a mister to water the plant during spring and summer. Optimum temperatures for the coffee plant to thrive are between 16 and 24'c. It will take up to 4 years before it flowers and you can harvest your own coffee beans.

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