Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) is an important fruit tree of semi-arid tropical conditions, is a long-lived tree. Every part of the plant is used for different purposes. The tamarind tree produces edible, pod-like fruit which is used extensively in cuisines around the world. Other uses include traditional medicine and metal polish.
This tamarind is sweet tamarind as in our house but it is air-layered, so the fruits will come earlier and the tree size is medium. It can also grow in big pot on terrace or sunny balcony. Tamarind tree can be grown in humid to dry hot regions. It is very sensitive to frost. It can thrive on variety of soils, but deep loamy or alluvial soils providing optimum condition for development of its long tap roots are ideal. It can tolerate slightly saline and alkaline soils.
TEMPERATURE – Between 20-40 Degree Celsius.
MAXIMUM HEIGHT – It can reach up to 12 meters (40 feet) (if planted in ground & not pruned)
BLOOMING YEAR – Flowering occurs during October-November.
FRUITING TIME – It starts fruiting after 3-4 yrs after planting.
Growing Tips – Easy to grow even in pot/direct soil.
Fertilizer – Organic Fertilizer once in 3 month.
NOTE: Our sweet tamarind plants are quick growers and will start producing fruit in 3 to 4 years
DELIVERY OPTION: Sweet tamarind trees will be delivered islandwide via GoCool or Knutsford Express .
We do take every possible care to grow healthy plants and send these out in the variety as labeled.
We are very careful with packing and handling our plants, however it is the responsibility of the purchaser to promptly unpack, plant and care for the plants appropriately once they arrive.
Please read cultivation notes for each variety carefully, as Nature Touch Farms will not be held accountable for the care of plants once they leave our premises.
We will dispatch your plant order as soon as possible.
Please note the plants are individually prepped, wrapped and packaged to ensure safety in transit and this takes time.
During busy periods, plant orders can take up to 5 – 7 days to process, so please notify us of any dates we need to take into account when sending your plants.
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