[Homeroast] Coffee Shrub care

Yakster yakster at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 13:50:28 CDT 2011


Your lucky, my friend used to live in Leucadia and that area is a garden
paradise.

-Chris

Pecked out on my mobile phone.
On Jul 26, 2011 8:40 AM, "Phil Bergman" <phil.bergman at junglemusic.net>
wrote:
> Hi KC,
> I have A nursery in Encinitas, CA and grow palms/cycads and other
tropicals.
> One of the things I've grown for years are coffee plants. In my locality,
> coffee trees like filtered light, not full sun. They take temperatures
into
> the low 30's. It takes me about 5 to 7 years to take a seedling to a
> fruiting plant. I'd estimate each 15g plant I have is about 7 feet tall
and
> carries about 400 red cherry colored fruit/seeds. When in blossom, the
> flowers are white. The foliage is a glossy green and some have used coffee
> and an interior plant. Average watering works and occasional fertilizer is
> needed. Hope this helps.
> Phil
> Jungle Music
> www.junglemusic.net
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On Behalf Of Kevin
C
> Sent: Sunday, July 24, 2011 5:12 AM
> To: Homeroast
> Subject: [Homeroast] Coffee Shrub care
>
> My five remaining little coffee shrubs are enduring the heat and drought
and
> doing pretty well. Two are actually doing very well I think. I lost one
> early on, it was my fault during transplant.
>
> I remember seeing something in someone's signature line that indicated
they
> are a horticulturalist. And, I believe, in the same zone as me.
>
> I'd really like input on how to start prepping them to survive the coming
> winter. It's a ways off even though we are eager for these 90-100 days to
go
> away, but I want to make sure I do what I can to keep these lovely shrubs
> viable. Do I prune lower branches or top now, closer to winter, or let
them
> just grow another year?
>
>
http://coffeeortech.wordpress.com/2011/07/23/how-does-my-coffee-garden-grow/
>
> -kc
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