Growing

The story of Colombian Coffee begins in the nursery, where thousands of carefully selected beans are planted. The beans are sown close together and covered with rich, fertile soil.

About eight weeks later, the seeds germinate and roots develop. The healthiest plants are selected and transplanted in the nursery and carefully nurtured for six months. When the seedlings grow to about two feet in height, they are transplanted to the plantation where they are carefully cultivated.

It takes an average coffee tree approximately three to four years to grow to full size and to blossom. The first fruit appears about six months later. Coffee trees are unique; they bear ripened fruits and flowers at the same time. Each coffee tree produces one pound (455 grams) of coffee annually.

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