Erecta | What does Erecta mean for Robusta?

The term “Erecta” generally refers to the growth habit of a plant, indicating an upright or erect growth form.

Robusta coffee plants naturally have an upright growth habit, with their branches and foliage growing vertically. However, within the Robusta species, there are different varieties and cultivars that have been developed for specific traits such as disease resistance, yield, and cup quality.

While there may not be a specific “Erecta variant” of Robusta coffee, there are numerous Robusta varieties available with diverse characteristics suitable for various growing conditions and preferences of coffee growers.

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