Origin of robusta coffee
Examples from the Web for robusta
Historical Examples of robusta
However, it seems that a satisfactory substitute has been discovered in the robusta coffee.
Eventually arabica was found unsuitable to the soil and climate, and experiments were begun with robusta and other hardier types.
The east coast has recently gone in for heavy plantings of robusta.
In Java, where robusta coffee is more extensively planted than anywhere else, permanent shade is considered advisable.
The robusta variety has also been introduced, but does not seem to do as well as the liberica.