Terminalia catappa - Tropical Almond

A fabulous ornamental and useful tree, symbol of tropical beaches. Fruits are reminiscent of traditional almonds in terms of taste and shape. Its beautiful large leaves contain several flavonoids and they are used as medicines for different purposes. The tree is adaptable and attains 3 to 30 m tall, depending on conditions. Leaves fall in winter and turn as red as Canadian forests in fall.

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A fabulous ornamental and useful tree, symbol of tropical beaches. Fruits are reminiscent of traditional almonds in terms of taste and shape. Its beautiful large leaves contain several flavonoids and they are used as medicines for different purposes. The tree is adaptable and attains 3 to 30 m tall, depending on conditions. Leaves fall in winter and turn as red as Canadian forests.

It is very fast growing when the weather is warm, so we offer a stout seedling, 1-2 years old, grown in a 12-15 cm pot. Plants will be leafless in winter.

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Asia
Plant origin Oceania
Presentation Potted Plant
Max. Size 300cm & more
Botanical family Combretaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 10 ºC
Flowering Season Warmer Months
Plant type Woody
Color Red
Color Green
Care Pot