Earpod Tree (Enterolobium contortisiliquum)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 45 - 100 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Other: 3 inch dark brown, ear-shaped pods.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Shade Tree
Useful for timber production
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: Soak seeds in warm water for 24 hours before sowing.
Days to germinate: 10 - 20 days.


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