MURTA

The species of this coffee is Coffea myrtifolia originated in Reunion Island (formerly known as Bourbon Island) in the southwest Indian Ocean. It’s a short tree, abundance of thin and very small leaves, short branches, this gives the plant a small but solid appearance. Medium sized beans and reduced amount of caffeine, it has between 30-40% less caffeine than common Arabica coffees. Its carbohydrates content is almost three times higher than that of common Arabica varities. Yield is extremely low.

Morphological Characteristics

Short stature, thin, narrow, compact plant
In our opinion this is the most beautiful coffee plant there is
Extremely small and thin leaves
Medium-sized beans, oval-shaped beans, about the same size or slightly smaller than Bourbon beans.
Short branches
Extremely small and thin leaves
Granos de tamaño medio, de forma ovalada, casi del mismo tamaño o más pequeños que los granos de la variedad Borbón
Low caffeine content of just 0.68%
Carbohydrates content is almost three times higher than that of common Arabica varitieses