Learn about the Catimor coffee varietal
Catimor coffee plant is a varietal that was created through the crossing between Caturra and Timor in 1959 in Costa Rica. The objective of this variation was to obtain an element that was resistant to many diseases and that could be produced easily, and it was tried to improve it in Honduras, however, it did not have the expected results.
It is worth mentioning that the Catimor seeds are short and have a red guide with reddish shoots, their size is relatively large and the cups that are generated from it have herbaceous and fruity notes, given the combination of its robust variety. In other countries such as Peru, different washing methods are sought to generate other results in its taste.
The Catimor coffee plant varietal is usually found in Peru and Indonesia, the latter being a space in which a specialized washing process is used, which provides positive nuances that allow you to make the most of the potential of this variety, taking care of the climatic conditions and the ecological spaces that surround the plantations.
Over time, different variations of Catimor seeds have been obtained that try to alleviate the deficiencies that it had in the past. Currently there are many codes of this type of seed that allows it to be planted more easily in smaller dimensions of space, thus demonstrating an excellent development of the same, with a high resistance to diseases and an excellent conservation of its aromatic notes and of flavors.
The creation of Catimor seeds is fluctuating, since, despite being considered a seed of low profitability, it has managed to demonstrate its resistance to the changing climatic conditions of its environment and to generate millions of products compared to other much more delicate variants, making, over the years, a product highly sought after and desired by experts in the coffee industry.