Is tamarind tree or shrub?
Then, what kind of plant is tamarind?
Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) is a leguminous tree (family Fabaceae) bearing edible fruit that is indigenous to tropical Africa. The genus Tamarindus is monotypic, meaning that it contains only this species. The tamarind tree produces pod-like fruit that contains a brown, edible pulp used in cuisines around the world.
Also, is Tamarind Tree harmful? But tamarind trees exude toxic vapours (or so it is claimed) and make you feel ill; while neem trees are restorative. “[sleeping under or near trees] is not that much danger, but you will feel body pain. If you sleep under a Tamarind tree, you will feel such a heavy pain.
Also to know is, where does tamarind grow?
Tamarind tree is native to Africa and grows like a wild plant in Indian subcontinent. It's also grown across Southeast Asia, South America and tropical parts of Australia and North America.
Will tamarind seeds grow?
Plant a tamarind seed in the spring 1/2-inch deep. Seeds collected from pods remain viable for months and will germinate a week after planting. Space multiple tamarind trees 33 to 65 feet apart, depending on the fertility of the soil.