Terminalia catappa growing tree of the genus Terminalia also known as Sea almond or Indian almond, Terminalia catappa perennial evergreen or dry deciduous plant edible fruit and nut also used as ornamental plant or medical, can grow in tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 12+.
Leaves color green and can be red in the dry season in ovate shape.
Flower color white small in star shape, flowers grow in inflorescence.
Terminalia catappa fruits
Fruit edible color green to red in ovate shape.
Nut edible color brown in elliptic shape.
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Requirements for Terminalia catappa growing and care:
Sandy, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
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How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
15-30 m, 45-100 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White small flower in star shape, flowers grow in inflorescence
Edible nuts & fruits
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What can be done with big quantities of Terminalia catappa nuts & fruits?
Fruit: eat raw, juice / Nut: eaten raw, roasted
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