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 Tamarind (Tamarindus Indica)

Sweet Tamarind is such a delicious treat. Can be cooked or eaten raw, with a little bit of tarty flavor, the pulp is sweet, the taste is like a cross between a raisin and a delicious dates. Sweet Tamarind is so unique because it is a fruit, a condiment and also a spice.The pulp of the fruit is a rich source of many essential nutrients, phytochemicals and antioxidants that all play a role in keeping you healthy. The leaves are highly nutritious often added to soup and stir fry and powdered as a superfood.

Whilst the perfect growing condition would be in the ground, they would make a happy indoor plants too if planted in a large pot, or train like a bonsai and receives a lot of love from you.

Plant is 3+ years. Self Fertile.



Plant Care

Light

They like morning sun, but protect them from direct afternoon sun light. They are happier in a warm shaded area or  move to a warmer area during colder night and month. 

Water

They don't like too much water. Just keep the soil moist and only water when the top 2cm of the soil is dry.

Soil

They love organic matter so soil rich with compost and free draining potting mix will be suitable. Mulch them during winter.

Fertilizer

In a large container feed them regularly once a month with a granular general fertilizer and some well composted chicken manure. Give them seaweed fertilizer as well weekly during growing season in Spring right through Summer .

Wind

Not wind tolerant when young 

Frost

Protect from frost

Fruiting

7 years


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Fiona Petchey

Arrived in good condition.