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Inga edulis - Ice Cream Bean tree

Inga edulis - Ice Cream Bean tree  (Inga edulis - Ice Cream Bean tree)

My Ice Cream Bean tree after its big root was cut from growing through the hole in pot into the ground...and before I cut 3 feet / 1 meter off the top of the tree. Photo taken March 11, 2010.

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Ice cream bean ?? Not heard of this tree before...AArr so this is where ice creams come from..:o))))) LOL

16 Mar, 2010



I've posted many large trees in the past. This tree produces huge bean pods which have a cotton-candy like center which is edible and taste like ice cream. It's very good. : > )

16 Mar, 2010


Hehehe how good is that...Don't tell our Daisy she'll want at least 3!!..:o)))))

16 Mar, 2010



Well, it makes a good potted plant...and tolerates drastic pruning to keep it small and compact. However, it doesn't produce very many seed pods when in a pot.

17 Mar, 2010

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