Pithecellobium dulce

Pithecellobium dulce growing tree of the genus Pithecellobium also known as Sweet Inga or Monkeypod, Pithecellobium dulce perennial evergreen to semi-deciduous plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical climate, fixing nitrogen

Flower fragrant the color white the flowers have dozen of stamina

Fruit grow in pods, the pod color is pink looks like scorpions tail, fruit pulp is white and hairy until 4-6 fruits in pod, in some cultivars peel easy, the seeds also edible

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Requirements for growing Pithecellobium dulce:
Warm climate

What is the best way to start growing Pithecellobium dulce:
Plant / Seed / vegetative reproduction (cut or suckers)

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Pithecellobium dulce?
No, but sometime the fruit are small with almost no flash to eat

Difficulties/Problems with growing Pithecellobium dulce:
Aggressive, invasive, thorns

When is the best time to plant a Pithecellobium dulce tree:
Spring / Summer

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When is the best time to prune a Pithecellobium dulce tree?
All year (in colder climate spring)

How to prune a Pithecellobium dulce:
Recommend to keep it small better to harvest the fruit

What is the size of a Pithecellobium dulce tree?
7-15 m

Growth speed in Pithecellobium dulce:
Fast growing

Pithecellobium dulce Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Pithecellobium dulce:
Full Sun / Half Shade

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Growing Pithecellobium dulce is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

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When does Pithecellobium dulce bloom?

General information about the flower:
Fragrant white flowers have dozen of stamina

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What can be done with big quantities of Pithecellobium dulce fruit?
Eat raw, juice

Work requirements on the Pithecellobium dulce fruit:
To take the pulp out of the seeds

How long does it take for a Pithecellobium dulce to bear fruit?
4-6 years