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Commonly known as Nicker-bean
The common name, nicker bean is the fruit of C. bonduc which has established itself on tropical and subtropical beaches. It often gets washed out to sea, hence another name, sea pearl.
Genus of 70 or more deciduous and evergreen species of trees, scandent to climbing shrubs, and perennials from scrub, lowland rainforest and rocky mountain slopes in the tropics and subtropics.
Evergreen - trees, climbing shrubs and perennials.
Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - red spider mite, whitefly, mealybugs.
Place of origin - tropics and subtropics.
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - loam based compost under glass with added leaf mould - full light