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Old 05-12-2015, 12:58 AM
 
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Hi, I have a year old coffee plant grown from coffee bean indoors in a pot
I've attached a picture.
It looks fairly healthy in color and growth but the leaves have a
Funny curl to them, can anyone tell me if its a problem or
if I should just leave it and see what happens?
Thanks in advance
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Old 05-12-2015, 05:47 AM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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That waviness is normal. I had one that I grew to about a foot, when it blossomed I hand pollinated and got 8 coffee beans. I roasted them and made the world's smallest cup of coffee. Just watch out for pests like spider mites. Good luck with yours.
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Old 05-12-2015, 06:10 AM
 
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Many thanks, I don't see any physical pests on the plant just wavy leaves other than that it looks healthy, just wanted to make sure it's ok maybe not normal �� but it's growing new leaves and other than the waveyness it look healthy, thanks think I'll just keep going and see how it goes ���� I've no problem hand pollinating it if it ever flowers �� how long did that take?
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Old 05-12-2015, 06:58 AM
 
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Hi, I have a year old coffee plant grown from coffee bean indoors in a pot
I've attached a picture.
It looks fairly healthy in color and growth but the leaves have a
Funny curl to them, can anyone tell me if its a problem or
if I should just leave it and see what happens?
Thanks in advance
AMAZING! I had no idea coffee plants could be grown from the beans - not sure why I thought that! Your plant is beautiful!
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Old 05-12-2015, 07:58 AM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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Many thanks, I don't see any physical pests on the plant just wavy leaves other than that it looks healthy, just wanted to make sure it's ok maybe not normal �� but it's growing new leaves and other than the waveyness it look healthy, thanks think I'll just keep going and see how it goes ���� I've no problem hand pollinating it if it ever flowers �� how long did that take?
From blossoms to picking the red berries was probably 5 months. They like 65-75F temperatures. I fertilized with MiracleGro weekly, and kept it in a western facing window for afternoon sun. It was about 3 years old before it blossomed.
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Old 05-12-2015, 11:12 AM
 
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AMAZING! I had no idea coffee plants could be grown from the beans - not sure why I thought that! Your plant is beautiful!
Was a kit as a gift bought from Amazon, out of the packet 3 grew and this one survived 👍🏻
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Old 05-12-2015, 12:02 PM
 
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Thanks for all the reply's ����, at least I know it's looking ok
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