29 Jul '17, 9am
Everyday is a school day. The varietal name Geisha comes from Gesha in Ethiopia #coffee #hasbean
Prevalent in:Ethiopia, Costa Rica and Panama Predominant Colour:Red Fruit size:Standard Leaf Characteristics:Elongated thin and long Plant Characteristics: Tall thin, elongated leaves Geisha is a controversial varietal when found in central america that is for sure. Extremely rare at the moment although expect to see lots in the coming years. Made famous around five years ago by panama Hasienda La Esmerelda. and the best of panama competition. Little known it was originally introduced to central america in Costa Rica (1953 est) not Panama as many think. Originally from a south western Ethiopian town of Gesha its an heirloom varietal, that is low yeilding, thin and spindly branches open to strong winds, and pest friendly as they come (although resistant to coffee rust). The leaves are very long and thin too and grows very tall (if not a little gangly). Can grow and many alt...