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Coffea Rubiaceae Arabica

Coffee Plant | Arabica

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Happy in both light & shade
Low water requirements
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Glossy green leaves that alternate in pairs. When your coffee plant reaches maturity at about 4 years old you'll be the proud plant-parent of small, white, fragrant flowers that are followed by green fruits that ripen over a couple of months and change to a bright red shade. Each fruit contains two coffee beans, so with a happy coffee plant you may even be able to make your own cup of coffee! In the meantime why not visit our good friends at Batch Coffee

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Average Plant Height 10-20 cm
Internal Pot Diameter 6 cm
Botanical Names Coffea Rubiaceae Arabica
Other Names Coffee Plant, Arabian Coffee, Coffee Bean
Pet Friendly Not pet friendly
Air Purifying Air purifying plant
Water Requirements Low water requirements
Light Requirements Happy in both light & shade

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Other Names For Coffee Plant Arabica Houseplant

Coffea Rubiaceae Arabica, Coffee Plant, Arabian Coffee, and Coffee Bean .

Houseplant & Indoor Plant Care

Coffee Plant Arabica Care Guide

A regular watering is best, as they do not like drought like conditions. Position in a warm and indirectly lit spot for the happiest Coffee plant.

Coffee Plant Arabica Light & Water Requirements

I have Low water requirements and I am Happy in both light & shade.

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What is the Coffee Plant Arabica Known For?

The Coffee Plant Arabica, with the scientific name Coffea Rubiaceae Arabica, isn't just for show; it can actually produce coffee beans! As the most well-known species for commercial coffee production, owning an Arabica coffee plant offers you the unique opportunity to grow your own coffee right at home. The lush green foliage and delicate white flowers are added bonuses, making it a rewarding houseplant to nurture.

What Is the History of the Coffee Plant Arabica?

The Arabica coffee plant has a storied history. Originating in the highlands of Ethiopia, it is believed to be the first species of coffee to be cultivated. By the 7th century, it had spread to Yemen and subsequently to the Arabian Peninsula, becoming a staple in Arabic culture. Arabica coffee was later introduced to Europe and other parts of the world, where it remains the most widely consumed coffee species today.

Where Does the Coffee Plant Arabica Originate?

The Coffee Plant Arabica originates from the high-altitude regions of Ethiopia. It prefers cooler temperatures and higher elevations compared to other coffee species, which is why it's commonly grown on mountain slopes in various parts of the world. Its original habitat gives clues to its preferred growing conditions: indirect sunlight and well-draining soil with a slightly acidic pH.

How Do You Care for a Coffee Plant Arabica?

Caring for a Coffee Plant Arabica isn't overly complicated but does require some attention to detail. It thrives in indirect sunlight and prefers consistent, but not excessive, watering. Allow the soil to dry out a bit between waterings, but don't let it become parched. The plant also benefits from high humidity, so consider misting the leaves or using a humidifier.

Are Coffee Plant Arabica Toxic to Pets?

It's important to note that the Coffee Plant Arabica is toxic to both cats and dogs. The caffeine content in the leaves and beans can lead to symptoms like vomiting, diarrhoea, and in severe cases, an elevated heart rate. If you have pets, it's advisable to keep this plant out of their reach to avoid any accidental ingestion.

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    March, 2024
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    March, 2024
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    March, 2024
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    Bought a few things and the quality has been great and speedy delivery with good communication all the way through.

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    March, 2024
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    Excellent

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    March, 2024
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    5 Stars

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    March, 2024
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    Great plant and service - quick delivery - ordered 1 day and arrived the next! In excellent condition and very well packaged.

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    February, 2024
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    Great experience ordering houseplants. The plants all arrived quickly, well-packaged, and they look lovely and fresh.

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    February, 2024
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    Bought as a present for my...

    Bought as a present for my son in law and he loved it! Arrived very quickly well packed and in perfect condition.

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    January, 2024
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    The website was very easy to...

    The website was very easy to navigate, the plant was in lovely condition when I received it, can’t wait to give it to my friend as a Christmas present. The plant was well packaged and I was always kept up-to-date regarding the progress of the delivery of my plant. Would definitely recommend this website.

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    January, 2024
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    December, 2023
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    Super quick delivery, plant arrived in...

    Super quick delivery, plant arrived in great condition

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    November, 2023
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    Quality healthy plants, arrived well packaged!...

    Quality healthy plants, arrived well packaged!

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    November, 2023
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    Beautiful plants, wrapped really well so...

    Beautiful plants, wrapped really well so they arrived without being damaged. All situated in their new positions around my home.

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    October, 2023
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    Nice healthy couple of plants, arrived...

    Nice healthy couple of plants, arrived quickly and well packaged. They've already put on some growth in the last couple of days.

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    October, 2023
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    Items arrived quickly and were wrapped...

    Items arrived quickly and were wrapped very carefully. The only downside is that a really large cardboard box was sent because one plant was tall, the rest were short.

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    October, 2023
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    Plants arrived quickly was packaged…

    Plants arrived quickly was packaged with care and were in the most amazing condition, the best I have ever ordered online.

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    October, 2023
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    5 Stars

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    September, 2023
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    Lovely fresh plants

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    August, 2023
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    Plant and pot arrived quickly and...

    Plant and pot arrived quickly and in perfect condition.

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    June, 2023
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    The range of house plants available...

    The range of house plants available on the website is extensive. There were regular updates on our order which was delivered within a couple of days. The plants arrived in excellent condition.

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    May, 2023
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    Super quick delivery

    Super quick delivery, very well packaged and beautiful plants

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    February, 2023
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    Lovely plants

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    February, 2023
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    First order

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    February, 2023
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    October, 2022
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    i like the packaging

    i like he packaging. Delivered to me safe and healthy plants

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    October, 2022
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    Small plant and pot

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    September, 2022
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    September, 2022
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    August, 2022
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    Nice condition plants. Very well packaged.

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    August, 2022
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    August, 2022
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    July, 2022
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    The website and payment are easy and quick to navigate. I was given regular updates on delivery partner/time. The plants arrived within 28 hours of ordering them. They were well packed and protected and more established than the same plants from other websites. I will certainly use them again and recommend them to my friends