Fruit and Nuts  ⏵  New To Us  ⏵  Ice Cream Bean
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aka Inga Bean

Something with a difference. More suitable for the warmer climates but may tolerate light frosts. Can be an attractive tree with rich dark green and bronze fern-like foliage.Pods up to 1 m long contain sweet, juicy, white pulp that has a soft cotton wool texture and tastes of vanilla ice-cream.Self-fertile tree.

Tree will start producing pods in 3 years.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland


Flower Colour: White
Habit: Bushy
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 6m x 4m

Ice Cream Bean

Expected Stock Height: 25/40 cm  ? 

Currently sold out. New season fruit-and-nut trees available next winter. Add to your waitlist to be advised when next in stock.


Wairere Nursery
826 Gordonton Road, R D 1, Hamilton 3281 Ph: (07) 824 3430 Email: