The Secrets of the Garden
History and Nature in the Bellavista

Cabbage Bark (Andira inermis) 

The cabbage bark stands out in the driest seasons for its bright and lush foliage that is present all year, unlike other species that lose it during this time. As a result, it produces a pleasant shade that is greatly appreciated.

Furthermore, the reddish-green coloring of its young leaves is remarkable, blending beautifully with the old green ones. The copious blossoming, which ranges from lavender to purple, is also very appealing to pollinators. Bats, parakeets, and rats eat its fruits.

Icterus galbula hembra
Turdus grayi

Cabbage bark flowers

Psittacara fischi

Cabbage bark fruit