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Tamarind “Mkwaju” (Tamarindus indica), tree in a 9-inch pot, organic
Tropical hardwood. Protect from frost. Stately tree that bears the fruity pods, sweet/sour, a stomachic, culinary and beverage ingredient. The pulp of the pods is high in tartaric acid and pectin and is used as a natural food stabilizer. It is a good source of Niacin, calcium, phosphorus, iron, thiamine and riboflavin. The tamarind pod is a highly significant food in the African continent. Tree prefers full sun and dry to mesic soils. May be kept indoors as a beautiful potted plant. Nick seed with a blade until endosperm shows, then sow in warm, well-drained soil. Seeds are quite large. Germination is rapid. Pot up and grow in a gallon pot for a year before transplanting to landscape (southern california, gulf coast, florida, hawaii and other tropics.)
Potted tree in a 9-inch-deep pot, certified organically grown
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