Information of Los Pirineos Coffee Farm
Region: Apaneca-Ilamatepec Mountain Range, on the Santa Ana Volcano(Ilamatepec) close to the Coatepeque Lake, Department of Santa Ana, jurisdiction of Santa Ana, Canton Flor Amarilla
Blooming: from February to April.
Month of Harvest: From November to February.
Name of the Farm: Finca Los Pirineos
Elevation: 1,400 meters above sea level
Coffee Mill Type: Wet mill Cooperativa de Cafetaleros La Majada de R.L. Wash and semi-wash
Coffee Variety: Portillo, Pacamara, bourbon, pacas and Caturra.
Type of Soil: Fertile volcano sandy loam
Temperature/average climate: Between 20 to 30 C
Average rainfall: 2,000 to 2,500 mm per year
Types of shade: Ingas
Shade density: 25-40%
Crop Conditions: Traditional 30% under shade
Flora and Fauna Types present:
- Vegetation: coniferous native to the area, advocado trees, jocote corona trees and different types of ingas.
- Animals: rabbits, armadillos, reptiles, squirrels, deer, birds and others.
Fertilization methods: Primarly use Urea and Formula NPK and We use Vermicompost applied to soil and foliar.
Applications of herbicides: We are trying not to use any herbicides and pesticides.
Processing type: Wash
Type of fermentation: Natural fermentation
Coffee Producer information: The farm is own by the Portillo Family and is been ours since late 70´s We are in the coffee business thanks to our grandfather Salvador Portillo and to our father Ing. Felix Canizales Acevedo thanks to him We start planting the Portillo variety, this variaty is Roya fungus disease resistant and have a very good cupping, in the late 80´s and now thanks to it We are in the special coffee business. We are trying to improve the coffee farming and production.
Some pictures from the farm
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