Tamarind growing tree of the genus Tamarindus also known as Tamarindus indica, Tamarind perennial evergreen in cold weather become deciduous plant, also used as ornamental plant grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Leaves color green, the leaves shape bipinnate.
Flower color yellow with red veins the buds are red.
Fruit grow in pods, the color of the peel is brown the inner color of the purple-brown.
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Requirements for Tamarind growing and care:
For bearing good quality of fruit need more than 7C but can survive frost, Humidity
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft in Tamarind?
Yes, because sometimes the pod can be really small
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Hard to pick the fruit
Spring, summer, autumn ( and in the tropic can be also in winter)
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Branch that going down, recommend to cut the branches when it young high density
Size of the plant?
4-10 m, 12-30 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Yellow with red veins the buds are red
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Tamarind fruits?
Eat raw, jams, dry
Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick the fruit up
How long does it take to bear fruit?