For more background on the history of the Catimor group of coffees, see T8667.
High yielding variety adapted to warmest zones and acidic soils.
Quality Potential at High Altitude
Coffee Leaf Rust
Coffee Berry Disease (CBD)
|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.
Tolerant of drought and coffee leaf rust but highly susceptible to coffee berry disease. Found mostly in Uganda.