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Coffee (Coffea arabica) 小果咖啡/阿拉比卡咖啡

Coffee (Coffea arabica) 小果咖啡/阿拉比卡咖啡

2016-04-28 046 (Medium)

Coffee (Coffea arabica) is nice as indoor plant. 小果咖啡/阿拉比卡咖啡很適合當室內盆栽.

2016-01-30 029 (Large)

Coffee (Coffea arabica) raw beans/seeds. 小果咖啡/阿拉比卡咖啡生豆/種子.

Coffea arabica and Coffea canephora are the most common coffee species in the world and 80% of coffee beans are consumed today are Coffea arabica.   It is such an important crop in the world nowadays!  It is a tropical tender perennial/shrub.  Easy to grow.  Good for growing in containers indoors, prefer light shade location in moist but well drained soil.  Glossy dark foliage is very pretty, when plant is mature it produces many small white flowers in spring, the flowers have a strong sweet fragrance!   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Its mature size can reach 12′-15′(H) X 6′-8′(W) but for easy picking the plants often are pruned short.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Propagate by seeds.

茜草科咖啡屬的熱帶多年生植物/灌木. 現今市面流通的咖啡豆有超過八成是阿拉比卡咖啡.  它是如今被栽種的最重要的經濟作物之一!  容易栽種.  室內散光處都能盆植.  最好是用排水佳但溼潤的有機土壤. 油亮深綠的葉片非常美麗,成熟植株春開許多白色小花,花有著濃郁甜香! 花為吸引蜂蝶的蜜源. 雖然成熟植株可達12-15呎高,6-8呎的寬幅,但是為了便於採收熟果,植株通常都被控制成一人的高度. 喜熱不耐寒.   以種子來繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coffea_arabica                                   https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%B0%8F%E6%9E%9C%E5%92%96%E5%95%A1   http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1677-04202006000100011&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en     http://www.coffeeresearch.org/agriculture/varietals.htm           http://www.coffeeresearch.org/coffee/coffeeplant.htm                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2057/