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Diploglottis campbellii - small-leaved tamarind

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Fewer than 150 of these existed in the wild less than two years ago, so plant one and help an endangered species survive. It's a great revegetation species if you're on acreage, and the abundant fruits are sought-after bushtucker for very tasty jam and chutney. Put us down for a jar!

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We love tamarind for the bright orange fruits, bushtucker jam, neat garden-friendly size

Diploglottis campbellii - small-leaved tamarind

APPEARANCE :  Dense tree with deep green leaves originating in north-eastern rainforests but now almost extinct in the wild. Sprays of insignificant creamy flowers turn into golf-ball-sized light brown matt fruits in autumn; and when ripe split open to reveal shiny bright orange-red edible centres.
USE IN: Can be grown in pots if regularly pruned. Large garden tree, native and wildlife gardens, revegetation planting, bushtucker.
PLANTING : Plant in a rich well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter, in part shade or dappled shade. Keep regularly watered during dry periods. Needs a frost-free climate
CARE:  Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks, and in dry spells. Protect from frost.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:  7 - 10m H x 6 - 8m W
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, young healthy plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.
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