Catuai


Catuai

Catuai is a high-yield Arabica cultivar resulting from a cross of Mundo Novo and Caturra. The tree is short, with lateral branches forming close angles to the primary branches. It is robust and can tolerate areas with strong winds or rain. Catuai requires fertilization and care. It was developed by the Instituto Agronomico do Campinas in Brazil in the '50s and '60s, and is widely used in Brazil and Central America. There are yellow-fruited and red-fruited types, and many selections. In 2000, a new type called Ouro Verde was released with more vigor than Red Catuai.

See also: Abyssinia, Arabica, Arabusta, Arusha, Ateng, Bergendal, Blue Mountain Cultivar, Bourbon, Bourbon Mayaguez, Catimor, Caturra, Cultivar, Cultivar Flavor, Excelsa, Gesha, Hibrido de Timor, IAPAR, Icatu, Jackson, Java Cultivar, Kent, Laurina, Maracatu, Maracaturra, Maragogype, Mibirizi, Mundo Novo, Onan Ganjang, Pacamara, Pacas, Pache, Purpurascens, Rambung, Robusta, S-Line, S.288, S795, Sarchimor, Semperflorens, Sidikalang, Tekisic, Typica, USDA, Varietal, Villa Sarchi, Villalobos, Yellow Bourbon