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.

Tamarind fruits

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

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn ( and in the tropic can be also in winter)

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

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:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Yellow with red veins the buds are red

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruit

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?
4-6 years

Scientific name:

Tamarindus indica

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