Enterolobium cyclocarpum - Elephant Ear Tree

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5 seeds per pack. A majestic tree with a beautiful canopy, planted both as an ornamental and also for its edible seeds. The young pods, with seeds, are boiled and eaten. The mature seeds, with their hard shells are used in jewelry making. The tree has numerous other uses including use of its wood and its planting as a shade tree, particularly for coffee plantations. The seed pods look like elephant ears. Grows to 75 ft + / 25 m. Does particularly well in dry, subtropical zones. #3373