Tamarind tree seeds, variety that will grow to approx. 1.50 m (59.05 inches) and fruit are even kept in a container. suitable as a bonsai plant too. The crown has irregular vase-shaped outline of dense foliage. Leaves are Evergreen, Bright green in color, the branches droop from a single, central trunk as the tree matures and is often Pruned in human agriculture to optimize tree density and ease of fruit harvesting. At night, the brochures Close Up. The Tamarind does Flower, though underneath, with Elongated yellow and red flowers. Flower petals are 2.5 cm wide, with five Borne in small racemes, yellow with orange or red without leaving marks. Buds are pink because the 4 sepals are pink and are lost when the Flower Blooms. The fruit of the Tamarind is most commonly eaten out of hand, reserved for consumption, whether raw or cooked or prepared in some other way, depending on the regional and cultural palate. The fruit itself is an elongated-rod, 12 to 15 cm in length, and covered in a hard, brown exterior. The Fleshy, Juicy fruit pulp is ripe when brown or reddish-brown in color. The fruit is considered Ripe when the Pods are easily pried open with the fingers.