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This is the main cultivar you find on Kona, the bronze tipped (referring to new leaves) Kona Typica which is known to be of Guatemalan heritage. These trees were started about 100 years ago, and might coincide with the transition from large coffee plantations pre-1899 to the small farms afterward. 1899 marked a huge coffee price crash, and abandoned farms were later replanted with the Guatemalan Typica (also spelled Tipica).