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Germinating Coffee

Posted by olydlg WA (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 7, 10 at 0:21

Hi! Newbie. I have some red--I believe that's when they're ripe--unhusked coffee seeds I picked myself from a mature tree a few days ago. Do they need to "rest" and/or dry before they can germinate? If so, for how long? Thanks.

OlyDLG


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RE: Germinating Coffee

no rest period
Soak seed in water for 24 hours then do not cover seed soil temp 75F for germination.....transplant seed as soon as "root" appears.


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RE: Germinating Coffee

  • Posted by morz8 Z8 Wa coast (My Page) on
    Thu, Oct 7, 10 at 11:07

If you don't already know, the coffee 'cherry' you have picked is the fruit that contains the beans/seeds (usually two)...you should remove the fruit pulp from the beans before soaking and sowing.


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RE: Germinating Coffee

Thanks!


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