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Inga vera

guabo de mono

Family

Fabaceae

Native to

native to Panamá

Type

tree

Height

medium (5 - 20 m/16 - 65 ft)

Height (m)

5 - 15

Speed of Growth

medium

Deciduous/Evergreen

evergreen

Flower Color

white

Flowering Time

February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September

Fruiting Time

February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September

Difficult Conditions Tolerated

Degraded Soil

Other Uses

firewood, timber

Wildlife Attracted

bees, butterflies, insects, monkeys

Successional Type

mid successional

Ecosystem Services

nitrogen fixation

Ease of Propagation

easy

Best Method of Propagation

seed

Tips for Cultivation

The sapling requires about 4 months in the nursery to reach a size suitable to be transplanted onto the field.