Do you love coffee?
It, to the amazing coffee even exists, due to the tropical kaffebusk, who is originally from Ethiopia.
If the coffee plant is grown indoors under ideal conditions, will that after 3-5 years small white flowers on the bush. If the flowers are pollinated, they will turn into small berries. The berries are at first green, then red, and finally almost black when they are ripe. Inside these berries hiding two coffee beans, which, when roasted, can be brewed to the delicious world-famous drink.
Botanical name: Coffea Arabic
The coffee plant is not so difficult to care for, as you might think. It's a fun plant to challenge his plantepasnings skills with, and you can get a kaffeplante to thrive for several years, there is reason to be proud of.
Watering: Water your kaffeplante ca. once a week. Make sure that the earth is only damp, when you have the water, and water again when the soil is becoming dry. Hold especially eye with the plant in summer, where the soil will dry more quickly. The soil should be slightly moist after watering, but do not swim in the water. Overvanding can in the worst case result in that the roots are drowning because they can't get air to the roots.
Location: Place your kaffeplante in a bright room, where it can stand in indirect sun. You should not put the plant in direct sunlight in a window, because the leaves so can get sun damage.
Temperature: coffee plant tolerer temperatures between 15-30 °C. It can not clear the frost, and thrive, in general, not so well at temperatures below 15°C.
Humidity and atomization: the coffee plant is happy in a high humidity environment, and will love if you from time to time, spray it lightly with a vandforstøver. This causes the humidity to rise around the plant, as the water evaporates, and it will remind your kaffeplante on the environment in which it is originally from.