Coffee varietals: Catimor and Sarchimor varietal

Quality: Good

Yield: High

Disease resistance: Resistant

Catimor and Sarchimor are examples of introgressed species. Plants which possess traits and genetics from multiple species (arabica and robusta genetic material)

These varieties have traditionally been associated with lower cup quality than others, but they have been essential for coffee farmers for whom coffee leaf rust and coffee berry disease are a major threat.

Catimor is a hybrid of Timor and Caturra, while Sarchimor is a hybrid of Villa Sarchi and Timor

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