Description

MORITO II

The farm is located in the small village Morales, municipality of Mataquescuintla, department of Jalapa. Located in the west length: 90° 12’ 30”, north latitude 14° 33’ 41.4”.

Climate and Altitude:

The farm has, in general, with an altitude from the 1,400 to 2,350 mts over the sea level of the crop of coffee and with a maximum altitude of 2, 650mts over the sea lever, with cold template weather, with temperatures from 7C to 25C, with an average of annual pluvial precipitation from 1,100 to 1700 mm.

SIZE OF THE FARM:

The farm has 80 hectares with coffee, pasture and has a forest of conservation, almost all the forest is a natural forest of pine, cypress, Encino, pinabete, oak, zope, guachipilin, etc.

HARVESTING TIME:

The production of coffee begins in January and ends in April, getting 4 months of production.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

Nursery: have El Morito II  farm has its own nursery, with the purpose having the quality control of the plant that is going to be used for the sowing of new areas and for the re sowing  of the old cropping areas. Its own nursery help to do good agricultural practices, for example manual management of molasses, the use of preventing phytosanitary products, allowed by the agricultural authorities of the country.

El Morito II farm works with many varieties giving priority to the ones that are better adapted to the climate conditions of the region, the varieties that the farm has are Pache San Ramon, Catuaí, Bourboon, Maragogipe, Pacamara, Maracatu and Gesha.

HARVEST:              

The harvest is one of the most important steps in the process of coffee production, because of this step depends almost all the success of the future production in the harvest area. In El Morito II farm, for the new areas that will be cropped, we do not eliminate the native trees, the plantations are cropped under the trees and the same ones are used as permanent shadow.

TECHNICAL AGRONOMIST:

Juan José Hernández Lima

INTERESTING DATA

The farm has special techniques that make us  different from the rest and these are that we the use equipment and apply the agrochemical product in a correct way. The farm use manual control of the weed. Conservation of the ground. Protection of the natural recourses of the water and the flora and fauna. 

Farm Information
  • Farm Name
    El Morito II 2017
  • Farmer
    Jose Roberto Monterroso Pineda
  • Farm Size
    -
Score
  • Score
    87.11
  • Rank
    12
Lot Information
  • Year
    2017
  • Processing System
    Washed
  • Variety
    Gesha
  • Overall
    Juicy, Long-lasting, Smooth, Clean, Buttery, Complete, Rough, Round, Smooth, Improved as it cools, Caramel, Chocolate, Honey, Juicy.
  • Aroma / Flavor
    Brown sugar, Dark chocolate, Fruit, Raspberry, Red apple, Red wine, Almond, Black tea, Blueberry, Cacao Nib, Caramel, Chocolate, Dark.
  • Acidity
    Bright, Citric, Grapes, Green apple, Malic, Orange, Red apple, Tangerine.
Location

Jalapa, Guatemala