With the rains the bushes started sprouting every which way. Today, I learned, we need to remove all this growth and leave just four main shoots.
Otherwise, we are wasting resources on this plant. Every coffee plant should cost about $25 cents a month to keep here......so that works out at about three dollars a year. When you multiply by ten thousand bushes or so.........then you get the logic. You need every bush to be cared for on a regular basis.
This is not so different from gardening British style, sort of tending the garden. So, now I am doing it on coffee bushes, pink long gardening gloves, felco pruning shears and wellington boots still relevant. So, I rolled up my sleeves and started stripping off shoots. Enjoying very much this hands on thing.