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Scientific name: Terminalia catappa

  • Plant type | tree
  • Papiamentu | Amandel
  • English | Tropical Almond
Amandel, Tropical Almond

IN GENERAL

  • Height in meters | 10.00
  • Grows | medium
  • Flowers are | cream
  • Leaves are | green

IN YOUR GARDEN

  • Wind tolerance | moderate
  • Drought tolerance | high
  • Salt tolerance | high
  • Sun or Shade | sun

REMARKS

A deciduous shade tree. Once a year it drops all of its leaves. Messy! Often found on the beach (Aruba). A great shade tree, but it keeps you busy raking. Fruits and seeds (almond taste) are edible.

PESTS & DISEASES