[Homeroast] Cherry questions

Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com
Sun Jan 23 14:12:27 CST 2011


If you posted to the forum and attached a picture, I could probably 
tell if it is robusta or not. Robusta has real clumps of cherry, and 
the end of the fruit, opposite the stem, is different.

Tom

>Is there an 'easy' method to tell the difference between Arabica
>& Robusta cherries? I have several houseplant coffee trees,
>acquired via online sources & at local stores,  that have been
>fruiting. The only marker on the plants was "coffee tree".
>
>Comparing the beans to those harvested from the Red Catuai trees
>grown from the seeds Tom sent out years ago, these appear larger
>& on occasion have triple beans. The plant leaves appear similar
>in size / shape though.
>
>ideas??
>
>Bob
>real mountain grown coffee in Parker Co. 6000'
>
>
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