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Tropical Fruit => Tropical Fruit Online Library => Topic started by: HIfarm on November 08, 2018, 06:31:56 PM

Title: Starting coffee from green beans
Post by: HIfarm on November 08, 2018, 06:31:56 PM
I noticed a posting about "rare" coffee seed being available.  I don't know if it is general knowledge but coffee can be germinated from fresh green coffee beans so you can then have access to truly topshelf varieties like gesha and others.  I have not yet tried this (I am waiting to develop some "overstory" first) so I cannot comment on the germination rate.  If you search on line, there are many articles on it, here is one:
http://www.coffeeresearch.org/coffee/homegrowing.htm (http://www.coffeeresearch.org/coffee/homegrowing.htm)