When the flower blossoms, the bee will come. – Srikumar Rao
Coffee flowers are beautiful with a sweet and elegant fragrance, similar to the scent of jasmine. They have 5 – 9 small, delicate, snow-white petals that are open at night and early in the morning,
A coffee flower blooms only 3 – 4 days. If it does not get pollinated by an insect during this time, it will fade and not produce a coffee cherry.
Smart coffee-farmers are also passionate bee-keeper! That way, they are making sure that plenty bees and butterflies are dancing around their coffee-gardens.
Fruitful work enables them to harvest excellent coffee beans. After all, they can also collect and enjoy delicious honey!
The coffee flower you can use like delicate herb tea. It has a nice aroma and smooth caramel after taste. Quite popular it is in Thailand. One of the best Coffee flower tea, they sell in Bangkok in Gallery Drip coffee or in Chiang Mai in Akha Ama cafe.