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Ice Cream Bean TreeInga edulis

8 reviews
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Ice Cream Bean TreeInga edulis

8 reviews
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Beans Deliver Sweet Vanilla Flavor

Why Ice Cream Bean Trees?

Delivering one-of-a-kind fruit that tastes just like vanilla ice cream (living up to its name), the Ice Cream Bean Tree gives you exotic flavor from its unique legumes - no matter where you live! Simply walk over and harvest your delicious bounty when it ripens.

And it's fairly easy to grow, despite its tropical origins. This unique plant requires minimum maintenance and is effortless. In fact, you can keep your Ice Cream Bean Tree in a pot indoors or out...meaning you're not limited by climate when it comes to this tree's home-grown beans. They resemble cotton candy in taste and are surrounded by deliciously sweet, cottony pulp.

They're even drought tolerant once established. The Ice Cream Bean gives you the best of both worlds: effortless growth and unmatched flavor.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

When you order your Ice Cream Bean from our nursery, you receive a well-rooted, more mature tree that quickly establishes in your home. And with proper care, you even could start picking beans after the first few seasons.

Good luck finding an Ice Cream Bean at your local big-box. When you order your tree online, you get a rare, tropical variety and a healthy specimen that's ready to thrive.

These trees sell out fast...especially since they're so difficult to find elsewhere. Order your Ice Cream Bean Tree now, while they are still available!

Pollination Info

Ice Cream Bean Tree Pollination

Ice Cream Bean Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Ice Cream Bean Tree will drastically increase the size of your crop.

Planting & Care

1. Planting: For the best results, use well-draining soil and choose a location with filtered sunlight for your plant. An east-facing window is ideal.

Select a pot that's about twice the size of your plant's shipped container, use organic soil, and place your plant in its pot. Keep the humidity up around the Ice Cream Bean Tree by setting it on a water-filled pebble tray in its early stages. A light misting with a water bottle in the evenings is great for a more mature plant.

If you plant outside, ensure your tree is placed in a sunny area.

2. Watering: Water once weekly with warm water until it comes out of the bottom of your pot. If you're not sure when to water, simply check the surrounding soil about 2 inches down. Keep the soil evenly moist.

3. Fertilizing: Ice Cream Beans don't need nitrogen fertilizer because, like other legumes, they produce their own nitrogen and add nitrogen to the soil.

4. Pruning: Remove branches in late winter or early spring to open up the canopy.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $125 $19.95

Product Details

Mature Height: 8-10 ft. (Indoors)
Mature Width: 3-5 ft. (Indoors)
Sunlight: Full-Partial
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Inga edulis
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
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      4-11 patio
      9-11 outdoors

Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors

(hardy down to 20℉)

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Scott H.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Great Surprise

I ordered a few items and when they all came in I was surprised at how beautiful each was. The Bean tree was about 5 1/2 feet tall, and its been the in ground for about a week, and already has new growth. I am looking forwarded to trying the beans if they grow this year.

United States United States
I recommend this product

Wonderful Vanilla Bean Plan

It came well packaged and no damage to plant. I immediately repotted it and kept it indoors and humid. Now it sits in my Casita near the sun and is thriving. Thank you!

Andrew C.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Awesome tree!

Very nice. It came in great condition. Put it in the ground, and it's had a few browned leaves, but there is already new growth coming.

United States United States
I recommend this product

Growing like a ****.

Great,always the best in service. And the best plants.

United States United States
I recommend this product

Growing like a made dog. Was growing in the box.

Wow,love you guys,you have all the fruits that I grew up with in Panama. They like it her,they know they are home,all the fruit trees that I bought from you. Thank you so much.