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Tamarindus indica, Tamarind, Sampalok

Tamarindus indica

Tamarind, Sampalok
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Tropical Africa & South Asia
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapBig tree taller than 20 ftFull sunModerate waterEdible plantFlood tolerant plantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Varieties: Tart and Sweet. Season: Late Spring. A graceful tree with racemes of pea-like flowers. Large spreading habit. Easy to grow, wind resistant. Tart fruit is preferred by Islanders and sweet fruit is preferred by Asians. Tamarinds are grown as ornamental shade and street trees, and for the edible pods. The pods are fed to livestock, and the pulp within the pods is used to make beverages, curries, chutneys and sauces. Also Eaten fresh, in candies and and relishes.

Read more about Tamarind Tree and how to grow it:

The Wonderful World of Tamarind: From Planting to Plating.

See article about tamarind.

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