Ceratonia siliqua - Carob tree

Carob trees are culivated throughout the Mediterranean. Fruits are highly nutritious: sweet, fibrous and juicy with a typical aroma reminiscent of chocolate. The ree itself is very ornamental too, with leathery glosssy dark green foliage.

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Carob trees are culivated throughout the Mediterranean. Fruits are highly nutritious: sweet, fibrous and juicy with a typical aroma reminiscent of chocolate. The ree itself is very ornamental too, with leathery glosssy dark green foliage.

Pictures of fruits are from Wikimedia Commons, with the following references:
CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=212580
CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1321113

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Africa
Plant origin Europe
Presentation Potted Plant
Max. Size 300cm & more
Botanical family Fabaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature -5 ºC to 0 ºC
Plant type Woody
Color Brown
Care Pot
Shape Trees