Ice Cream Bean Plant, Guamo, Padoo, Whitie

Ice Cream Bean Plant
Whitie(Guyana)
Padoo(Trinidad)

Also know as, guaba, inga cipo, guamo bejuro, pois sucre, rabo de mico, inga de metro, monkey tail.

The Ice Cream Bean tree is a large, fast-growing leguminous tropical fruit tree native to South America.

The fruit has a pulpy interior, it has a sweet flavor similar to vanilla ice cream, hence its name and the texture of cotton candy. 

It can also be used to sweeten and flavor various foods as well. Ice Cream Bean pods average about one foot long.

Ice Cream Bean pods is an excellent source of dietary fiber, polyphenols, anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatories. They’re also an amazing nitrogen fixer for surrounding soil.

Mature height: 30 feet
Sunlight: Full Sun
Self-Pollinating: Yes
USDA Zone: 9-11
Cold hardy down to 32 degrees

Ice Cream Bean Plant, Guamo, Padoo, Whitie