The Tamarind is a tropical tree from Africa, now grown around the globe because of its wonderful sweet and sour fruit. Growing to around 18 meters, with abundant dainty fine evergreen leaves the Tamarind tree is a beautiful ornamental that will provide you with ample shade year round.
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OTHER COMMON NAMES
Kilytree, Indian Date, Tamarin, Tamarinde
Native tree of tropical central east Africa.
The tamarind is a long lived tree which is able to withstand strong winds and coastal conditions. The spreading shade canopy and strong limbs make it a popular park and street tree. Fruit is first produced after 7 years when grown from seed, however from that time on you will have be harvesting fruit for the next 50 years!
|Size||Large tree (15m+)|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|