Coffee varieties specify the type of coffee plants you find in origin, from the coffee plant lineage, genetic description, to leaf tip color. A variety can also specify particular cup characteristics and quality: more often used within the coffee trade. This library gives you an overview of a few popular varieties. Click on a specific cultivar for a concise description.
For a complete catalog on all Arabica varieties, you can visit the World Coffee Research varieties catalog. This comprehensive catalog gives a full display of all Arabica varieties.
Another resource of wealth is the Ethiopian varieties reference guide. As the name implies, this reference guide gives a full tour of the Ethiopian cultivars: from the genetic description, the history, to rough cup characteristics.
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