Germination of coffee seed

Fredrik B oip206k at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 12 04:30:32 EST 1997


Roland Koelliker wrote:
> 
> Hi there
> 
> I've got a few coffee seed which I wish to bring to live. As far as I
> know, it's not that easy. Does anyone have any suggestions how to
> germinate these seeds?
> Thank you for your help.
> 
> --
> 
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> Roland Koelliker
> Swiss Fed Inst Technol
> Plant Sciences
> ETH-Zentrum, LFW-C36.1
> CH-8092 Zurich
> 
> Tel ++41-1-632 3888
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> e-mail: roland.koelliker at ipw.agrl.ethz.ch
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They have to be fresh, in which case they will
germinate in about two months. Coffee plants
want a calcium-free environment, to peat is 
probably the best planting medium. Good luck!
/ Fredrik



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