Plant Robusta coffee in lines at a spacing of 10 feet x 10 feet (450 trees per acre).

Coffee_Robusta spacing

Plant Arabica coffee in lines at a spacing of 8feet x 8 feet (680 trees per acre).


Hole preparation

Step 1

Dig round holes that are 2 feet wide and 2 feet deep.

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Step 2

Heap the fertile topsoil separate from the subsoil.

Step 3

Refill the holes with topsoil mixed with a basin of well-rotted manure and a handful (100g) of DAP or TSP fertilizer.

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Step 4

Heap the soil above the ground level to allow for sinking when the soil settles.

Step 5

Mark positions where the coffee plants will be planted with pegs.

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