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The Arabian Coffee (Arabica) is generally described as a perennial tree or shrub. This is not native to the U.S. (United States) and has its most active growth period in the year round . The Arabian Coffee (Arabica) has green foliage and inconspicuous white flowers, with an abuncance of conspicuous red fruits or seeds. The greatest bloom is usually observed in the spring, with fruit and seed production starting in the spring and continuing until fall. Leaves are retained year to year. The Arabian Coffee (Arabica) has a moderate life span relative to most other plant species and a moderate growth rate. At maturity, the typical Arabian Coffee (Arabica) will reach up to 15 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of 0 inches.

The Arabian Coffee (Arabica) is easily found in nurseries, garden stores and other plant dealers and distributors. It can be propagated by container, seed. It has a none ability to spread through seed production and the seedlings have medium vigor. Note that cold stratification is not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below 17°F. has medium tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.

Plant Basics
Category
Growth Rate Moderate
General Type Tree, Shrub
Growth Period Year Round
Growth Duration Perennial
Lifespan Moderate
Plant Nativity Introduced to U.S.
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Physical Characteristics
Bloom Period Spring
Displays Fall Colors Yes
Shape/Growth Form Multiple Stem
Drought Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Height When Mature 15
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuousness Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Seasonality Spring Fall
Seed Spread Rate None
Gardening Characteristics
Propagations (Ways to Grow) Container, Seed
Moisture Requirements High
Cold Stratification Required No
Minimum Temperature 17
Soil Depth for Roots 40
Toxic to Nearby Plants No
Toxic to Livestock No
After-Harvest Resprout Ability Yes
Responds to Coppicing No
Growth Requirements
pH Range 4–7.5 pH
Precipitation Range 60–60 inches/yr
Planting Density 700–1100 indiv./acre
Soil Textures Coarse, Medium
Soil Depth for Roots 40
Minimum Frost-Free Days 365 day(s)
Salinity Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Sustainability & Use
Leaf Retention Yes
Fire Resistant No
Causes Livestock Bloating None

Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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