Is The Wild Coffee Bush Edible?
First, yes it’s edible, sort of. This is the Wild Coffee bush, or Psychotria nervosa.
You can eat the pulp off the seeds and even use the seeds to make a “brew” of sorts, but that’s where the word coffee ends for this plant.
It contains no caffeine and the brew is musty and can give you a headache. This is a native Florida plant, a favorite to birds like cardinals, mockingbirds and even swallowtail butterflies.It’s a pretty plant, though edible, I wouldn’t eat it, and doesn’t have much to do with coffee at all.
Some of its relatives have medicinal value, others are hallucinogenic, this one is stick to leaving as an ornamental.