Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) grows only on wild trees, which originate from tropical Africa and produce edible, hard shelled fruits. The pod-like fruits are brown, have a juicy pulp, and can reach 15 cm in length. The tree prefers tropical climates and reaches heights of 12 to 18 meters. The wild tree produces it first fruit after approximately 5 years and continues to bear fruit for up to 25 years.
|Total lipid (fat)||0.6 g|
|Fiber, total dietary||5.1 g|
|Sugars, total||38.8 g|
|Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid||3.5 mg|
*Source: Calculated internally using official online databases.