Planted by seeds and has an average incidence of pests.
Coffee Agroforestry Information
Tree Benefits and Uses
Used for the manufacture of furniture, cabinetry, boat building, carpentry and plywood. The bark is boiled and the water is drunk as a treatment for colds and coughs. A decoction of the bark is used to treat liver problems. The bark of the root contains a bitter element used in small amounts to induce vomiting. The leaves are very astringent and are used as a tea to treat diarrhea.
- Coffee Shade
- Soil Improvement
Coffee Shade: provides sparse to medium shade
Its fruits are consumed by toucans and saltators mainly, and houses insects that serve as food for insectivorous birds.
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