As the name implies, Pacamara is a large bean cultivar, a cross between Pacas and Maragogype with unique flavor properties. This variant originated in El Salvador in 1958, and has spread to nearby Central American countries, but is still chiefly grown in El Salvador. It has unique flavors that range from chocolate and fruit, to herbal or, in the worst coffees, vegetal (green onion specifically). Pacamara is known to be genetically unstable, with 10-12% of plants reverting to Pacas.

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