High yielding dwarf variety resistant to coffee leaf rust and coffee berry disease. Found commonly in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Cat, which is sometimes called Nyika in Malawi where the variety is grown, is a selection of a Catimor breeding line from Colombia Caturra x Timor Hybrid It was introduced to Africa in the s via Kenya where it was used as one of the female parents of some Ruiru 11 progenies. It was then introduced in Malawi in the s, where it was selected by the Coffee Research Unit of the Tea Research Foundation for release as a variety in , mainly for its yield and resistance to both coffee leaf rust and coffee berry disease CBD.

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Sylvain on an FAO collection in ; introduced to India. One of the earliest Catimors. Arabica and C. Canephora discovered in India in Possible Typica-Bourbon cross. Canephora ; transplanted to Rwanda Arabica plant with a Sarchimor type Canephora discovered on Timor in Arabica root variety; mutation of one or more selections from Ethiopia in Yemen; brought to Java by the Dutch 16c.

Cafe Imports Australia International. Toggle navigation. Coffee Variety Glossary Click to expand for information. Abyssinia Abyssinia, Sumatra. Batian Batian, Chania Estate, Kenya. Bourbon Pink Bourbon. Orange Bourbon, Finca Las Nubes. Yellow Bourbon. Catuai Catuai, Nicaragua. Caturra Caturra.

Colombia Colombia. Dega Dega, Ethiopia. Canephora x C. French Mission, Chania Estate, Kenya. Garnica Garnica. K7 K7, Chania Estate, Kenya. Maracaturra Maracaturra, Nicaragua. Marsellesa Marsellesa, Mexico.

Obata Rojo Obata, Nicaragua. Pacas Pacas, El Salvador. Pache Pache, Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Canephora type S. Robusta Robusta, Ecuador. Robusta, Ecuador. Ruiru 11 Ruiru 11, Chania Estate, Kenya.

Rume Sudan, Las Nubes, Colombia. Arabica x C. Selection 7. Tanganyika D. Timor Hybrid Timor Hybrid, Sumatra. Timor Hybrid, Sumatra. Wolisho Walichu, Ethiopia.


Geisha vs Bourbon: A Crash Course in Coffee Varieties

In wine, varieties reign supreme. Everybody knows what a Merlot is or a Chardonnay. You might have heard of Geisha, but do you know the difference between a Bourbon and a Typica? Or why that matters? Get ready to learn why they matter, what they actually are, and all about some of the main varieties you should know. Yellow Bourbon ready to be planted.


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In sexually reproducing organisms i. It will have an appearance distinct from other varieties, but will hybridize freely with those other varieties. Another meaning, as used by plant breeders and in legal texts, is synonymous with cultivar and can have legal implications. Cultivated variants of a species originating through human influence. These could be selected from existing cultivated stock or from wild populations. It is a systematic group of cultivated plants that is clearly distinct, uniform, and stable in its characteristics and which, when propagated with the appropriate methods, retain the same characteristics.


Coffee Varieties

So sweet, so complex and so delicate, this is the pinot noir of coffee. A cup of Bourbon-type variety is lush and classic. It charms the snob and the rookie alike. And no, it has nothing to do with the delicious brown adult beverage, though we at Stumptown are big fans of that kind of bourbon, too. We love the Indonesian types though, which when processed correctly delivers piquant herbal and fruit-rind flavors. Ripe Catuai cherry are red or yellow, and while they both have big acidity, the yellow beans, when cool, lead to an unclean, petroleum-like mouthfeel. These days, all our Catuai cherry are the red ones, found all over Latin America.

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