High yielding variety adapted to warmest zones and acidic soils.

Appearance

Agronomics

information Year of First Production Year Three
information Nutrition Requirement High
information Ripening of Fruit Average
information Cherry-to-Green-Bean Outturn Low
information Planting Density 5000-6000 a/ha (using single-stem pruning)
Additional Agronomic Information

Recently, Lempira has been confirmed through scientific evaluation to be susceptible to coffee leaf rust in Honduras and maybe possibly also be susceptible in other areas of Central America. Susceptible to Ojo de Gallo. Recommended for acidic soils and soils rich aluminium. Recommended for warmest zones.

Genetics

information Lineage Timor Hybrid 832/1 x Caturra
information Genetic Description Introgressed (Catimor)
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.

For more background on the history of the Catimor group of coffees, see T8667.

Availability

information Breeder Instituto Hondureño del Café (IHCAFE)
information Intellectual Property Rights This plant is in the public domain

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