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Ice Cream Bean Tree (Inga vera) 1G

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Ice Cream Bean Tree (Inga vera) - Live Plant

Ships in a 1 gallon pot

The Ice Cream Bean tree, also known as Monkey Tamarind, is a fast growing, drought tolerant, tree. Ice Cream Bean is often planted as a nitrogen fixer, it's tamarind like seed pods can be 10"-3' long. Seed pods can grow straight or, often, spiral and have fluffy white, edible, pulp that tastes like vanilla ice cream!

  • Average mature height: 30'-50'
  • Light: Mostly sunny
  • Soil: Rich, well-drained
  • Hardiness zones: 9-11
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Shipping Stress - Transport can cause stress to plants, especially if spending a few days in a dark stuffy box. Leaf drop may occur.  Most plants survive with no problems or with minimal stress and recover quickly others may require extra love and attention with watering and gentle light after unboxing.

Physical damage - Occasionally, boxes become damaged during UPS handling & transport. Our shipping team takes all measures in securely packing your selection/s to minimize all damage and stress on the plant.  We've had great feedback on packing your plants with extra special attention. Unfortunately, it's past our control beyond our packing house.  
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If it's just a broken branch or even part of a stem - just let it grow, take care of your plant and it will respond to your love.

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