Tamarind is a very tall tree that can reach 40 to 50 feet tall. Each pod is filled with three to 12 small brown seeds which are surrounded by fibrous reddish brown pulp that tastes sweet and acidic.
Tamarind is a hardwood tree known scientifically as tamarindus indica.
Tamarind plant pictures. Tamarind tămərĭnd tropical ornamental evergreen tree tamarindus indica of the family leguminosae pulse family native to africa and probably to asia but now widely grown in the tropics. More buying choices 7900 1 new offer. Tamarind plant for sale tropical fruits 8 tamarind plants exotic fruit plants.
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The tree produces bean like pods. Tamarind leaves in boiling water are employed to bleach the leaves of the buri palm corypha elata roxb to prepare them for hat making. The foliage is a common mulch for tobacco plantings.
See our list of companion plants for tamarind to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to. If a seedling doesnt appear within two weeks try. Plant a tamarind seed in the spring 12 inch deep.
Seeds collected from pods remain viable for months and will germinate a week after planting. It can survive to 200 years old. 820 cm long has been an article of commerce since medieval times.
Within the pod is a juicy acid pulp used as an ingredient in chutneys and curries and. Shopbop designer fashion brands. Keep in mind when planting that tamarind is thought of as tender so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors.
Insert the root ball in the hole and fill the soil around root ball to maintain the tree trunk above the soil line. Tamarind belongs to the fabaceae family of plants 3 making it a relative of peas beans and other legumes. The fruit a brown pod from 3 to 8 in.
Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball of the plant. Firm the soil and water the plant thoroughly. 10 out of 5 stars 1.
Its native to africa but also grows in india pakistan and many other tropical regions. The genus tamarindus is a monotypic taxon having only a single species. 4 it produces long and curved brown pods that look like large and overly mature green beans.
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Tamarind tamarindus indica is a leguminous tree in the family fabaceae indigenous to tropical africa. Tamarind leaves and flowers are useful as mordants in dyeing. The tamarind tree produces pod like fruit that contains an edible pulp used in cuisines around the world.