Typically 9″-12″ – Depending on Timing and Availability – Starter Plants
With roots in Ethiopia and cultivated in the Middle East since the sixth century, Coffea Arabica carries a rich history, being used extensively where it has come into contact with human beings. It is the most popular coffee species in the world followed by Coffea Canephora. After two to five years the plants produce white flowers in the spring and develop dark red berries, each seed containing two coffee beans. It makes an attractive houseplant with beautiful characteristic dark green, glossy leaves
Kona is a well-renowned variety of Coffea Arabica from Hawaii’s Kona region. Between the combination of genetic inheritance and the conducive climatic/geological factors of the area, Kona Coffee is sought after worldwide for its unique taste and mild acidity.
Kona coffee can be easily grown as an indoor ornamental houseplant with minimal care. Keep it as a window plant for sunlight or in a shaded area outside. Feed every two weeks from spring through fall and once a month in winter with a 10-10-10 fertilizer. Keep soil thoroughly moist but not soggy in spring and summer, barely moist in fall and winter. The ideal humidity is 50%.