Varietals — Caturra


Caturra coffee varietals

  Varietal: Caturra Related to: Red Bourbon Origin: Brazil Grows best at: 800meters or above Type: Mutant (bourbon) Prevalent in: Brazil /Costa Rica /Colombia Predominant Colour: Red Fruit size: Normal Leaf Characteristics: Wide Like Bourbon stumpy Botany: Mutant Special Notes: Originating in Brazil but not found so much there now, this is a mutant from the popular Bourbon varietal. Like Bourbon it shares many of its negative aspects, its not very pest resistant and can be difficult to grow. Its one big plus is its higher yield than Bourbon (over 200kg per hector). Its other bonus is that it can be used as a high density planting areas, as much...

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