Calabash tree in Kralendijk, Bonaire. As the sign says, the Calabash tree can be used to produce soap, liquor, cough syrup, glue and musical instruments. The dried shell of the fruit from the Calabash tree can be used to produce cups, bowls and ornaments. It flowers at night and it's bark has medicinal qualities.
Calabash Tree Information: Calabash Tree Growing And Care
The calabash tree is a small evergreen that grows up to 25 feet tall and produces unusual flowers and fruits. Take a look at this article for more calabash tree facts, including information about how to grow a calabash tree in the landscape.