Coffee? Grow your own! In late summer, flowering ornamental 3-4' sun/shade plants produce plentiful fruits whose seeds are extracted, roasted, ground—ready to become your roast. Plants produce an initial burst of large, thin, glossy leaves, soon joined by a galaxy of petite, jasmine-scented star-shaped flowers, which, in turn, cue the appearance of yellow berries housing the seeds that, once roasted, are coffee beans. Bushes prefer well-drained, moist soil; an occasional dose of fertilizer accelerates growth. Begin harvest after second season. Tender perennial is hardy in zones 9-11, bring indoors for the winter in cooler zones.
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Healthy plantsI bought 4 coffee plants this June 2017. These plants are really healthy. I use a monthly fruit tree fertilizer on it. These plants like shade. I currently have them in the garage for winter (October), but they would make awesome houseplants. They were about 4 inches tall when I received them, but all of have grown to almost 18 inches to 2 ft tall. I can't wait until next summer to see if I get actual coffee. The only thing I can say negative is what type of coffee plant is it?