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Leguminous Food Trees

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Certain leguminous trees can produce large quantities of nutricious pods that have been used as food and fodder for people and their animals for centuries. Typically high in both sugars and proteins they can be made into flour and used in breads, soups and other cooking.

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This shrub, which often forms thickets on riverbanks and islands, can be weedy or invasive in the northeast. Another False Indigo (A. herbacea) has whitish to blue-violet flowers in fan-like mass...
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Drought-resistant. Tolerant of pollution. Adaptable to a variety of soils. With its reputation as a tough species, the Kentucky coffeetree is an excellent choice for parks, golf courses and other...
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This improved low thorn high production variety produces very sweet pods that are said to have a melon like flavor. Origin New York state.
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Very high sugar content at 36% dry weight this variety won first place in a contest held by the Tennessee Valley Authority back in 1934. Tree named for the owner of the land where it originated.
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Evergreen leguminous tree produces large one -foot long dark brown sweet pods that are chewed on by children or ground to a flour and used to make a delicious and nutritious addition to baked goo...
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Excellent producer of large, sweet pods on a low thorn tree. Said to have a 16 pod per pound average weight. Named after John W Hershey who long ago did survey trials that showed honey locust pod...