Plant Care Ice Cream Bean tree
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Ice Cream Bean tree

Taxonomy

inga edulis
Inga
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Ice Cream Bean tree

Water

How often to water your Ice Cream Bean tree

Water needs for Ice Cream Bean tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Ice Cream Bean tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Ice Cream Bean tree

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Ice Cream Bean tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ice Cream Bean tree: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Ice Cream Bean tree may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Ice Cream Bean tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Ice Cream Bean tree: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Ice Cream Bean tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Ice Cream Bean tree

Ice Cream Bean tree

Ice Cream Bean tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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