Archive for the volcanic soil and coffee Category

Effect of Volcanic Ash on Coffee Plants

Before and after photos of the recent eruption of an undersea in the Tonga island group show some islands dusted gray with ash and some completely black with all green plant life invisible. What are the short as well as long term effects of volcanic ash on coffee plants?


Coffee from the South Pacific

Although coffee from the South Pacific does not grow at 7,000 as in Colombia it does grow at altitudes up to three thousand feet on volcanic islands in the South Pacific.