SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Foster Botanical Garden - Honolulu, HI
Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage.
Additional Common Names
TROPICAL ALMOND, INDIA ALMOND
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 30 - 45 feet.
Width: 35 - 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Ovate, Green, Red, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Green. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown Drupe, Medium to Large (0.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
Bark Brown, Scaly.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Leaf Spot.
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. "Terminalia catappa Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 24, 2018.
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