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Caesalpinia spinosa – Plant

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It has an erect and slender trunk and it is rich in tannins. Seedpods yield a powder that is used as eyewash. The seeds endosperm is a source of gum used as a thickening agent and stabilizer in food.

Synonyms: Poinciana spinosa MOL., Caesalpinia pectinata CAV., C. tara, C. tinctoria HBK, Coulteria tinctoria HBK, Tara spinosa, Tara tinctoria

C. spinosa is in the Fabaceae family, depending on the classification system, the Caesalpinioideae subfamily, and Caesalpinieae tribe.

Common Name: Tara (Quechua) Spiny holdback taya algarroba tanino
Difficulty: easy to grow Generally resistant to most pathogens and pests, it will grow between 0 and 3,000 meters above sea level, tolerates dry climates and poor soils including those high in sand and rocks. To propagate, seeds must be scarified (pre-treated to break physical dormancy), and young plants should be transplanted to the field at 40 cm in height; trees begin to produce after 4–5 years. Mature pods are usually harvested by hand and typically sun dried before processing. If well irrigated, trees can continue to produce for another 80 years, though their highest production is between 15 and 65 years of age
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Flower Colour: Flowers are yellow to orange with 6-7mm petals
Height: C. spinosa typically grows 2-5 m tall
Soil: can grow in poor soils including those high in sand and rocks.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Temperature: 30 degrees F
Water: medium
Bloom Time: Seasonal bloomer. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

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Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 36 × 15 × 15 cm
Common Name

Tara (Quechua)
Spiny holdback
taya
algarroba tanino

Difficulty

easy to grow
Generally resistant to most pathogens and pests, it will grow between 0 and 3,000 meters above sea level, tolerates dry climates and poor soils including those high in sand and rocks.
To propagate, seeds must be scarified (pre-treated to break physical dormancy), and young plants should be transplanted to the field at 40 cm in height; trees begin to produce after 4–5 years. Mature pods are usually harvested by hand and typically sun dried before processing. If well irrigated, trees can continue to produce for another 80 years, though their highest production is between 15 and 65 years of age

Fertilizer

Apply any organic fertilizer

Flower Colour

Flowers are yellow to orange with 6-7mm petals

Height

C. spinosa typically grows 2-5 m tall

Soil

can grow in poor soils including those high in sand and rocks.

Sunlight

Full Sun

Temperature

30 degrees F

Water

medium

Bloom Time

Seasonal bloomer.
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

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