Inga edulis (Ice Cream Bean)

Inga edulis (Ice Cream Bean)
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Inga edulis (Ice Cream Bean)

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A broad-domed tree known as Inga edulis (Ice Cream Bean) produces long pods that are filled with an appetising white pulp.Looking for a unique and exotic tree to add to your home landscape? The Inga edulis, or Ice Cream Bean, is a perfect choice! This can grow to be over 30 feet tall, making it a dramatic focal point in any yard. Its broad, leathery leaves are dark green and glossy, providing year-round interest. But the real showstopper of this tree is its long, bean-like pods. These pods are filled with a delicious white pulp that tastes like vanilla ice cream - hence the plant's common name. Ice Cream Beans are generally easy to care for, but they do require full sun and well-drained soil. If you're looking for an unusual and delicious addition to your home, the Ice Cream Bean is the perfect choice!

Light requirement: Full Sun

Water requirement: Medium

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Growth rate: Fast

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Drought tolerance: Low

Frost tolerance: Low

Wind tolerance: Low

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Mature height: 16 m

Mature width: 8 m

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Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

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Fruit: Yes

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