High yielding variety adapted to warmest zones and acidic soils.

Quality Potential at High Altitudes
Low
Yield Potential
High
Stature
Dwarf
Coffee Leaf Rust
Resistant
Nematodes
Susceptible
Coffee Berry Disease (CBD)
Susceptible
Optimal Altitude
6001200 meters
Year of First Production
Average
Nutrition Requirement
High
Bean Size
Average
Leaf Tip Color
Bronze

  • Ripening of Fruit
    Average
  • Cherry-to-Green-Bean Outturn
    Low
  • Planting Density
    Caturra-like (5000-6000 a/ha)
  • Additional Agronomic Information

    Susceptible to Ojo de Gallo. Recommended for acidic soils and soils rich aluminium. Recommended for warmest zones.

  • Intellectual Property Rights
    Public domain
  • Breeder
    Instituto Hondureño del Café (IHCAFE)
  • Genetic Description
    Introgressed (Catimor)
  • Parentage
    Timor Hybrid 832/1 x Caturra
  • Available through Verified Program
    No

History

A cross between Timor Hybrid 832/1 and Caturra. Pedigree selection made by PROMECAFE/Pedigree selection made by Instituto Hondureño del Café (IHCAFE). Highly similar to Costa Rica 95.

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