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Guamuchil, scientifically known as Pithecellobium dulce, is a deciduous tree. This tree belongs to the legume family, Fabaceae, and is characterized by its spreading crown and compound leaves. The Guamuchil tree is often cultivated for its ornamental value, providing ample shade with its broad canopy. The tree produces fragrant, small flowers, which are followed by long, flat pods containing seeds. The seeds are embedded in a sweet, edible pulp. Guamuchil is well-adapted to hot and arid climates, making it a resilient choice for landscaping in tropical and subtropical regions.

Botanical Name  

Pithecellobium dulce

Also Known As  

Madras Thorn | Manila tamarind | Madras thorn | camachile | monkeypod |  Guamúchil | 金龜樹 | 羊公豆 | 牛蹄豆 | 洋酸角 | 洋皂莢 | 甜肉圍涎樹


USDA Zone  
Light Needs  
Watering Needs  
Life Cycle  
Avg. Mature Size  
Growth Rate  
Bloom Time  
Flower Color  
Harvest Season  
Years to Bear  

10 - 11
Partial - Full Sun
15' Tall
Dec to May
Feb to Aug
2 Years


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