The coffee plant grows in the equatorial-tropical area, and it is an evergreen, growing in a continuous cycle. It prefers hot humid climates and can grow at altitudes between 200 and 2500 meters.
The flowers are white and have an intense aroma reminiscent of jasmine.
The fruits are oval berries similar to cherries, after 7-9 month they ripen and become red.
The berry has an outer skin and a pulp that protect the two beans inside, wrapped around by a rude skin (parchment) and a silver film.