It can be grown on a variety of soils, ranging from poor, degraded, eroded, gravelly,saline and alkaline soils.Productivity is higher in red loamy, deep well drained soils.
Tamarind always prefers a warm climate. The maximum day temperature varies from 36-
47.50C and the minimum night temperature varies from 5.0- 17.50C. Annual rainfall required
is about 750-1900 mm. It comes up very well in an altitude of 100 m above MSL.