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Tamarind bonsai trees give the appearance of age, even young trees. They are especially known for the delicate leaves and deep rough bark, furrowed. Despite the delicate-looking leaves, tamarind is very strong. They tolerate heavy pruning, extensive manipulation of the root, wiring and even a bit of neglect.
Most often grow as a tree upright (mainly from seeds or seedlings.) This makes it a very good theme for the formal upright style. The tree shown here was created from a tall tree in a container nursery. After sawing, literally, the tree in half, took several attempts to get the perfect new vertex.
The drawing right (created in PicMonkey function ‘sketch Edge’) shows how this bonsai would look if the first branch is removed. The artist was possible with this second design.
Tamarindus indica are readily available as fruit trees in the tropics. In some areas, tamarind grows wild and artists have the opportunity to pick.
more often as a tree grows upright (especially from seed or nursery stock.) This makes it a very good subject for formalestilo vertically. However, as can be seen in other photos on this page, some are perfect for other styles.
Although it grows in many tropical areas of the world, Tamarindus indica is native to Africa. It is one of the tropical fruit trees most widely distributed in the world.
In nature it is slow-growing and reaches heights of 40 to 60 feet. The fruit or “pods” are used to flavor everything from soups to jams. You may be familiar with a very popular use -. Worcestershire sauce
Each year Jim Stopfer Long Island, New York, pride sends me pictures of your Tamarind in full bloom. Amazing!
The fragrant flowers resemble small orchids!
The new buds have a vibrant pink color that falls as comes into full bloom. They are about an inch thick, cream-colored striped orange and red.
The deep furrows in the bark bonsai trees tamarind appear at an early age, and continue to develop over time.
The “fruit” is a somewhat flat brown (to put on weight when ripe) beans or pod. They appear more frequently in new branches. The pods are an average of 5 inches long.
If you prune the tree too often may not flower or fruit.
Tamarindus indica by Gede Merta – Bali, Indonesia
Although the foliage can be cut any time of year, spring is the best time to remove branches for bonsai styling.
The new growth will frequent pruning during the summer.
The roots should be pruned during periods of hot nights -. 55 degrees F (13 C) or more
This bonsai Yamadori Tamarind was created by Willis Panell, Puerto Rico.
The tree is 23 “tall with a” canopy 26
has been in training since 1998 – the year .. which was collected
Photo used with permission.
Tamarind Bonsai on display in the Philippines
aphids in new growth and powdery mildew (especially in húmedoambientes) are possible problems. Powdery mildew is a kind of plantahongo and can be easily treated with a fungicide. If mold is soft, sometimes defoliation the problem is solved.
Over watering can cause leaf drop and branch regressive death. With a thick, rápidodrenaje bonsai soil , this should not be a problem.
Otherwise, laTamarind is susceptible to very few pests and / or diseases.
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