Coffea quillou

Coffea Quillou | What is Coffea Quillou?

Coffea Quillou, has bright red fruit, a copper-coloured silver skin, and three pounds of fruit producing one pound of market coffee. Some people prefer Coffea Quillou to robusta because of the difference in the taste of the roasted bean.

Many com­mon terms describe Robus­ta in the areas where it is grown. These include ​robus­ta,” ​conilon,” ​ngan­da,” ​koillou/​quillou,” and others. These terms are gen­er­al­ly region­al, col­lo­qui­al, and do not nec­es­sar­i­ly cor­re­spond to spe­cif­ic genet­i­cal­ly dis­tinct varieties/​clones that have been devel­oped and released by breed­ers over the years.

Coffea quillou is a variety that was intended to replace Arabica coffee in Dutch East India since the coffee farms there had been devastated by an epidemic of coffee rust.

Coffea quillou has a high yielding and uniform bearing habits. It also has an erect and intensive branching habit.

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