THE ARABICA COFFEE PLANT
Aroma: Arabica is perfumed, rich and aromatic and reveals subtle fruity notes.
Beans: They are long, smooth, regular and actually a yellow or green colour.
Plant: The arabica tree measures between 8 and 10m and its leaves are smaller than those of the robusta.
Growing: Arabica is grown at an altitude of between 600 and 2,000m in temperate or tropical climates.
Did you know? Arabica was not discovered in Arabia but in Abyssinia (Ethiopia) around the 6th century. At the time, Arabia was one of the only countries which drank coffee, hence the name given to this variety.