Ice cream bean growing tree of the genus Inga and also known as Inga edulis, Ice cream bean tree perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental shade tree, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+
Flower color white with dozen of stamens, the stamens are like string, flowers grow in clusters.
Ice cream bean fruit
Fruits grow in pods, the pod in color green to yellow, the size can be more than 5-100 cm, in one pod can be 3-50 fruits, the fruit pulp is white and hairy in some cultivars peel easy
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Requirements for growing Ice cream bean tree care:
When the tree young need design to go up if there not growing next to tree
What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties/Problems with growing:
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
7-20 m, 21-60 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Irrigation water management requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water (root can grow in water)
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does flowers bloom?
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
White flower, in the flower dozen of stamens, the stamens are like string
Pollination is done by:
When does it yield:
Spring / Summer
Fruits pests or diseases:
Aphids, birds, larva
What can be done with big quantities of Ice cream bean fruits?
Eat raw, juice, ice-creem
Work requirements on the fruit:
How long does it take to bear fruit?