Tartdate (tamarindus indica)

Catalog #126 - A beautiful ancient domed shaped tree longlived to 200 years. Beautiful fern type leaves, adapts well to potsize. Proven to be richer in sugar content than any other fruit in nature, the fruit from the tree is like a tartdate and is used in confectionaries. It is also used also in the flavoring of chutney. A sacred tree in Nigeria where it originated, sacrifices were made to the raingod that according to legend inhabits it.