Mytaca or fly crop refers to a secondary or additional harvest of coffee cherries that occurs after the main harvest. In some coffee-growing regions, the coffee plant will produce a second set of cherries later in the season, in addition to the main harvest. This secondary harvest is called a mytaca (a term used primarily to describe harvest in Kenya and Colombia) or fly crop and is typically smaller in size than the main harvest.
Mytaca is not a common practice, and it depends on the variety of coffee and the specific growing conditions of the region. Some varieties of coffee plants are known to produce a second set of cherries and others don’t, and the timing and size of the mytaca can vary depending on factors like weather and the timing of the main harvest.
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