Coffee Pruning Workshop Hand-out 2020

Pruning Coffee – Bob Smith/Bob Nelson www.KonaCoffeeFarmers.org February 8, 2020 WHY:  Coffee trees require yearly pruning to remove unproductive branches and to make space for new vigorous growth.  Coffee verticals have a growth cycle of 3 years.  Maximum production is achieved the 3rd year. Growth thereafter is on a biennial schedule with high yield/low yield…