An elusive Puerto Rican variety.

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Agronomics

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

"True" Limani is very difficult to find because of issues with genetic traceability dating to its original release in Puerto Rico. Consequently, plants identified as Limani rarely match the original reference. This doesn’t necessarily mean that plants identified as Limani won’t perform well, only that it is difficult to predict performance, for example, resistance to coffee leaf rust. True Limani is supposed to be well adapted to medium altitudes (above 1000 m) and rust resistant.

Genetics

information Lineage Timor Hybrid 832/2 x Villa Sarchi
information Genetic Description Introgressed (Sarchimor)
History

A cross between Timor Hybrid 832/2 and Villa Sarchi. Pedigree selection of a population from Brazil, made by the Estación Experimental Agrícola (EEA) in Puerto Rico. It was released to farmers on the island in 1994 after evaluations showed resistance to coffee leaf rust and high yield potential; it was recommended for altitudes above 1000m.

For more background on the history of the Sarchimor group of coffees, see T5296.

Availability

information Breeder Unknown, in Puerto Rico
information Intellectual Property Rights This plant is in the public domain