Tamarindo (Tamarindus indica) Tamarind seeds
Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) 20 Heirloom seeds. Tropical tree. Non GMO. Germination 85%, Purity 99%. Instructions for planting included in packet.
- The tamarind tree produces edible, pod-like fruit which is used extensively in cuisines around the world. Other uses include traditional medicine and metal polish. The wood can be used in carpentry. Because of the tamarind's many uses, cultivation has spread around the world in tropical and subtropical zones.
- The fruit has a fleshy, juicy, acidulous pulp. The tamarind is best described as sweet and sour in taste, and is high in tartaric acid, sugar, B vitamins and, oddly for a fruit, calcium.
Hardiness USDA Zone: 9b to 13b. Up to 25 F.