In the wild, it is found mainly in the understory of humid, evergreen forests (but sometimes in seasonally dry humid forests or gallery forests) with elevations ranging from 50 to 1500 m above sea level.
Plants that are very vigorous and grow into moderately large trees.
Plants that are very vigorous and grow into moderately large trees and produce large beans.
High productivity and high cup quality.
Adaptable to the environments of the Western Amazon, with high productivity and bean size.
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