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Robusta coffee

Coffea canephora

Robusta coffee is part of the Coffea genus and its scientific name is Coffea canephora. Typically, Robusta coffee has an Evergreen lifecycle, so it tends to keep its leaves throughout the entire year. Normally grows with a shrub-like habit.

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How to grow Robusta coffee

Keep in mind when planting that Robusta coffee is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

Growing Robusta coffee from seed

plant 1/2-1" deep, keep soil moist and soil temperature above 70-75 Fahrenheit.

Transplanting Robusta coffee

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Robusta coffee is a tender plant.

Companion plants for Robusta coffee

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Robusta coffee so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Robusta coffee

These plants will not grow well with Robusta coffee so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Robusta coffee problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Robusta coffee plants:

Other names for Robusta coffee

Coffea canephora Pierre ex Froehner

Robusta coffee care instructions

How long does Robusta coffee take to grow?

These estimates for how long Robusta coffee takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

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