Gardening Questions And Answers
Yellow leaf edges: If the edges of the leaves are yellow, you probably have an over-accumulation of either fertilizer or minerals from the water you use. Simply take your plant to a sink and flush the soil by running water through it for several minutes. Let it drain thoroughly, then put it back in it’s […]
Arabica coffee plants, those that produce high quality coffee, are self-pollinating so they don’t need the help of bees and other insects – or so the story goes. But several careful studies have shown that bees can not only increase the yield of an Arabica crop by 50% or more, but they can improve crop […]
As tropical plants, coffee abhors frost. So temperatures below freezing are out of the question. But low temperatures above freezing can still decrease yields, especially while the plants are flowering. Robusta can grow in suboptimal conditions, but the coffee bean quality suffers — as do local economies.