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Tamarind Tamarindus indica 1 Healthy live plant seedling

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Original price Rs. 599.00
Current price Rs. 459.00
Common name:
Regional name:
Marathi - Chinch, Hindi - Imli, Bengali - Amli, Manipuri - Mange, Tamil - Puli, Telugu - Chinta
Trees, Fruit Plants, Medicinal Plants
Leguminosae or Fabaceae or Pea family
Sun growing
Normal, Requires less
Primarily grown for:
Fruit or Seed
Flowering season:
April, May, June
Flower or Inflorescence color:
Single flower has many colors viz., Yellow, Red, Cream, Off white, Light Yellow
Foliage color:
Plant Height or length:
More than 12 meters
Plant Spread or Width:
More than 12 meters
Plant Form:
Spherical or rounded, Spreading
Special Character:
  • Indigenous (native to India)
  • Good for making bonsai
  • Attracts birds
  • Attracts bees
  • Recommended for creating shade
  • Suitable for avenue planting
  • Salt or salinity tolerant
Generally available in India in quantities of:
Over thousands

Plant Description:

One of the hardiest trees on the sub continent. The tamarind tree grows slowly but requires minimal care. Not usually planted now a days because of the long time required to grow. But is prized for its fruit and shade.

Growing tips:

Climate - Tamarindus indicia grows well in warm and dry climate.

Soil - Any type of soils are okay. Well drained fertile soils with good organic matter content are best. Soil ph ? 6 to 7.5 is fine.

Planting distance - The tamarind plant is very long lived. Plants yield for over a hundred years so the spacing required should be stritctly adhered to. In light to medium soil the planting should be done at 10 x 10 meter. In good fertile soil the planting should be bone at 12 x 12 meter.

Planting - Planting is recommend in June / July. pits of 1 meter width x 1 meter length x 1 meter deep should be taken. Top soil from these pits should be mixed with 50 kgs farm yard manure / well decomposed cow dug manure 1 kgs single super phosphate 100 gms follidol dust. Mix evenly ensures proper distribution of the manure. Fertilizer and pesticide. Soil from bottom of the pit can be used for making a bund / ring around the pit can for keeping in the water. Leaves / grass can be put in this pit as a mulch.

Watering - watering can be done every 10 ? 15 day in winter and at weekly intervals during summer. Drip irrigation is recommended.