Wild Tamarind, Lysiloma latisiliquum
Looking for a special shade tree to bring life to your garden?
Look no further than Lysiloma latisiliquum, Florida Native Tamarind, Wild Tamarind, a Florida tree Native to south Florida Everglades National Park and portions of the Upper Keys. Wild Tamarind is a fast growing tree that spreads gracefully across your garden and provides plenty of shade. It can reach heights of up to 40 ft. and spread 30 to 40 ft. wide. It’s known for its tiny leaflets that fall briefly in Spring. Its round white flowers are favorites of birds and butterflies.
Not only beautiful and vibrant, It will be the centerpiece of your yard, drawing in people’s eyes with its stunning foliage that seems to allow just the right amount of sunlight through.
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Plant Hardiness Zones and Specifications
|Grow Zones:||4-9 Patios / 9-11 Outdoors|
|Mature Height:||40 ft.|
|Mature Width:||20-30 ft.|
|Light:||Thrives in Full Sun|
|Uses:||shade Tree, Street Tree, Ltree
|Soil Conditions:||Well Draining Organic Soil|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
But that's not all! Tamarind trees are low maintenance so you don't have to worry about spending too much time caring for them. They'll create shade beneath their canopy during hot summer days as well as protect against strong winds due to their height and dense growth habit. A truly perfect addition for any garden!
Purchase a tamarind tree today online at our store - it'll quickly become one of your favorite plants in the garden!
Enjoy your trees
Ideal for backyards, place in full sun
Create a graceful landscape display with its bright lush foliage
Fast-growing and easy to maintain
Care & Maintenance
PLANTING AND CARE - Dig a hole twice as large than the pot you purchased, Remove the tree from the grower pot, you may cut off the plastic pot if needed. Drop the plant level to the soil, Water the tree as you back fill soil to remove air pockets. Cover the new soil with mulch to retain moisture and keep weeds away. Fig trees are container friendly, you may keep it in its existing container and replant once a year.
WATER MANAGEMENT - Water twice a week for the first growing season, once established rain water will suffice.
LIGHT - Full Sun, bright light is optimal and will encourage a higher rate of growth.
FERTILIZING – No need to fertilize right away, We fertilize our plants during the production phase with slow release fertilizer which can last an additional 2-3 months supplying residual nutrients to the plant. Once you do decide to fertilize You may use a slow release granular fertilizer 180 days duration, fertilize during spring or fall base on label instructions.
PRUNNING is recommended in order to maintain a desired shape and keep its branches evenly spaced, however it is not required.
INSECTS OR DESEASES - In the event that scale, mealy bugs, or mites are found to affect the plant, they can be controlled by applying horticultural neem oil that can be sprayed directly onto the insects, A second and third treatment, when using oils, will be necessary. Space out the sprays at 2 weeks intervals to break up the mealybug life cycle.
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