This sub-tropical rainforest tree is seriously endangered, yet it makes an excellent shade and park tree. Fruit is bright red and hangs beautifully on the tree in three lobed capsules. It is extremely sour and best used in cooking or preserves.
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Small Leaved Tamarind
The Tamarind is found along the coastal lowlands between Richmond River on the North Coast of NSW and Mudgeeraba Creek in the Gold Coast Hinterland, QLD.
Evergreen slow growing rainforest tree with a spreading canopy that reaches 20 meters in it's natural environment, but only averages 8 meters in cultivation. Grows in full sun or partial shade and enjoys loamy fertile soil rich with organic matter and mulch.
|Size||Medium tree (8-15m)|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|