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Tamarindus indica, Tamarind, Sampalok

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Tamarindus indica

Tamarind, Sampalok
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Tropical Africa & South Asia
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunModerate waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerantSeaside, 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. See article about tamarind.





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Sweet Tamarind tree, Tamarindus indica

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Tamarind tree, Tamarindus indica

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