[Homeroast] Pruning an indoor coffee plant

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 21:33:32 CDT 2011

They don't seem to need much light to look ok. And sunburn stress
easy. I keep mine kinda shade grown with little direct light. Trying
to slow down their size. I think I'll try pruning too but should
probably wait to next mid-spring.

On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 9:11 PM, Paul Goelz <pgoelz at comcast.net> wrote:
> At 04:09 PM 9/8/2011, you wrote:
>> For those who have to move the plants indoors for the winter what
>> varietal stays the smallest and most compact?
>  Coffea Arabica Frostbiteca ;)  Or Coffea Arabica Toosmallapottica ;)  ;)
> Truthfully, it was many years before mine got unwieldy, and the frostbitten
> one is still not that bad.  Maybe 3' tall.  Healthy but lags behind the
> other one.  And as I am learning, they can be pruned to keep them under
> control.  Unless Tom makes specific varietals available, I think you have to
> take whatever you can get?
> Paul
> Paul Goelz
> Rochester Hills, Michigan USA
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Ed Bourgeois aka farmroast
Amherst MA.

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