Spanish Tamarind

Vangueria edulis

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A tropical tree native to Madagascar, bearing round fruit 4cm diameter, that is green with white dots, and that turns brown when fully ripe. The pulp is moderately juicy, with a slightly acidic flavour.


Specifications of Spanish Tamarind

Preferred Climate TropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months October, November, December

Spanish Tamarind Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 4y ago

NOBLE PARK, VIC, Australia

SPANISHTAMARIND, Vangueria edulisWas planted in the ground but it started to decline in the bone dry soil so seems that it is not as drought tolerant as claimed. The plant has now been put back into a large pot and seems to be responding well with a bi...

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