Coffea arabica – ‘Coffee bush’
Grow your own coffee!!!
Evergreen shrub with glossy dark green foliage. Clusters of fragrant white flowers are produced in summer. Grows to approximately 2.5m tall by 1-2m wide, will possibly remain smaller in Perth’s climate. Berries are harvested in winter when they are bright red, each berry contains two coffee beans.
Plant in a sheltered but warm and sunny position. Protect from strong winds. Dig in plenty of organic matter when planting, mulch well and water and feed regularly during the growing season (warmer months).