SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Foster Botanical Garden - Honolulu, HI
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Native to tropical Africa.
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 40 - 60 feet.
Width: 40 - 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Red or Yellow. Flowers in Spring.
Persistent, Brown Pod, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches) Edible.
Bark Brown, Rough.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun.
Wet but Well Drained Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Shade Tree, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Tamarindus indica Tree Record." 1995-2019. Jan 15, 2019.
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