Skip to content


Skip to product information
1 of 1

Coffee Plant

Regular price $12.50
Regular price Sale price $12.50

The Coffee Plant, scientifically known as Coffea arabica, is a beloved houseplant and a source of one of the world's favorite beverages, coffee. Here's a description:

  1. Appearance: The Coffee Plant is an evergreen shrub with glossy, dark green leaves that are elliptical or ovate in shape. The leaves often have prominent veins and can grow up to 6 inches (15 centimeters) long. In its natural habitat, the plant produces small, white, fragrant flowers that give way to small, cherry-like fruits containing coffee beans.

  2. Size: When grown as a houseplant, Coffee Plants typically reach heights of 2 to 4 feet (60 to 120 centimeters), though they can be pruned to maintain a smaller size. With proper care, mature plants may eventually produce flowers and even berries under optimal conditions.

  3. Growth Habit: Coffee Plants have a bushy growth habit with multiple stems and branches. They may grow upright when young but can become more sprawling as they mature. With regular pruning, the plant can be trained into a more compact shape.

  4. Light Requirements: Coffee Plants prefer bright, indirect light. While they can tolerate some direct sunlight, especially in the morning or late afternoon, prolonged exposure to intense sunlight can scorch the leaves. Inadequate light may result in leggy growth and reduced productivity.

  5. Watering Needs: Coffee Plants prefer consistently moist but well-draining soil. Water thoroughly when the top inch of soil feels dry, allowing any excess water to drain away. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot. During the winter months, reduce watering frequency to prevent waterlogged conditions.

  6. Temperature and Humidity: Coffee Plants thrive in temperatures between 60°F to 75°F (15°C to 24°C) and moderate to high humidity levels. They are sensitive to cold drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations, so it's essential to provide stable growing conditions.

  7. Maintenance: Coffee Plants require regular maintenance to ensure healthy growth and productivity. Prune the plant occasionally to control its size and shape, removing any dead or diseased branches. Fertilize monthly during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer to encourage robust growth and flowering.

  8. Toxicity: Coffee Plants are non-toxic to humans and pets, making them safe to keep in households with cats, dogs, and other animals.

Overall, the Coffee Plant is not only a beautiful addition to indoor spaces but also a fascinating plant with cultural and culinary significance. While it may take several years for a potted Coffee Plant to produce coffee beans, its lush foliage and aromatic flowers make it a rewarding and enjoyable houseplant to grow.

Shipping & Handling Options

Free Pickup:

  • Lakewood Plant Company HQ: 15612 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107
  • Select "Free Pickup" at checkout.
  • Receive a notification for plant pickup at our Lakewood shop.

Local Delivery:

  • Fixed price delivery for Zones 1-4 in Greater Cleveland.
  • Choose your zone during checkout.
  • Prompt and secure delivery to your specified address.

Nationwide Shipping:

  • Coming soon

Important Notes:

  • Orders processed within 3-5 business days.
  • Delivery times vary by method and location.
  • Contact for shipping inquiries.

14 Day Plant Guarantee

At Lakewood Plant Company in Lakewood, Ohio, we stand behind the quality of our plants with a guarantee that ensures your satisfaction. Our commitment is to deliver plants that are not only beautiful but also thriving and healthy. If, for any reason, your plants do not arrive in a happy and healthy condition, we guarantee a free replacement.

To take advantage of our guarantee, simply contact us within 14 days of receiving your order and provide a photo of the plants in question. Our dedicated team is here to make sure you have a positive and successful gardening experience.

Recently viewed