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Tropical / Kona Coffee (Coffea arabica 'Kona')

Kona Coffee (Coffea arabica 'Kona')
Kona Coffee (Coffea arabica 'Kona')
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Coffee from the Kona district on Hawaii, where fertile volcanic ground provides excellent soil for growing great coffee. It’s one of the most expensive coffee species in the world.
€ 4,00
Price per 5 seeds
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Kona coffee is an Arabica coffee species which grows on the slopes of the Hualapai and Mauna Loa in the Kona district on Hawaii. The local climate, in combination with fertile volcanic ground, provides great soil for the species and made (in combination with great marketing) this species one of the most expensive coffees in the world. Only coffee from the Kona district may be called Kona coffee, but you can also often find Kona blends. These blends contain around 10% Kona and 90% of another coffee species. The seeds come from Hawaii, so you can cultivate your own Kona coffee. Too bad you can’t call it real Kona coffee, because it doesn’t grow over there.

Sowing description: First soak the seeds in lukewarm water for 24 hours. Then sow them with the flat side down in sowing mix. Let them germinate at 25degC and keep the soil constantly moist. 

Family: Rubiaceae
Scientific name: Coffea arabica 'Kona'
Common name: Kona coffee
Native to: Hawaii

Sowing time: Whole year 
Difficuly: Intermedaite
Minimum temperature: 10 degrees Celsius

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