The Kentucky coffee tree
received its common name from the use of its seeds by early settlers as a coffee substitute.
In Mr Sannda's expert opinion, coffee trees
between seven and 20 years attain the highest yields and best quality berries.
The fruits of the coffee tree
are treated to remove the pulp, and the yellowish-grey beans are hulled, graded and bagged.
There's a folk remedy for radiation poisoning using Kentucky Coffee Tree
seeds, corn silk, linden flowers and the seaweeds Irish moss, kelp and dulse.
Native to Africa, the coffee tree
is in the gardenia family and divided into two species.
Efficacy of harvesting labor (average number of mature coffee berries remaining from 50 coffee trees
after each harvesting) during 2003 and 2004, in 'La Esperanza' farm, Quimbaya, Colombia.
plants are shrubs even though they can grow to more than 15ft if unattended - they are normally pruned at around 10ft.
The initial reliable indication of coffee as a drink or the knowledge of the coffee tree
appeared in mid fifteenth century basically through the Sufis monasteries in Yemen.
The coffee tree
is always green, and never sheds all its leaves.
One of the trees scheduled for felling is a Kentucky coffee tree
, Gymnocladus dioicus.
Also known as a civet, it's a creature that looks a bit like a cat with a long nose and it has a penchant for chewing coffee cherries - the fruit of the coffee tree
which have coffee beans in the middle of them.
In some instances, the thieves fled with coffee tree
branches with ripe coffee.
To cut costs and boost production, many coffee farmers have switched to full sun farming -- eliminating native shade trees and rainforests, and replacing them with a single variety of coffee tree
We also saw that coffee plants on sun plantations were attacked by thermophile termites, destroying the protective coffee tree
bark, which drastically reduced the longevity and productivity of the coffee plants," said Classen.
Dutch traders stole a coffee tree
from the port of Mocha, and carried it to the Indonesian islands.