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CAROB TREE

CAROB TREE

Ceratonia siliqua
Member $12.95
Non-Member $16.95
One of the world’s best natural sweeteners, the leathery pods are commonly ground as a substitute for cocoa and have been cultivated throughout the Mediterranean as a staple food source for thousands of years. A tough drought-tolerant shade tree that also makes an ideal windbreak in our dry climate. Needs male and female plants to produce the delectable pods so plant a few to ensure good pollination. Medium growth rate.
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PLANTS: WCAT

Growing Information

Heat Zone 2 - 10
Height To 7m
Position in Full Sun
Harvest in Mar - May
Pot Size: Super Tube
Cold Zone 9a - 11
Width To 10m
Drought tolerant once established
Evergreen

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

CAROB TREE

Ceratonia siliqua
Member $12.95
Non-Member $16.95
One of the world’s best natural sweeteners, the leathery pods are commonly ground as a substitute for cocoa and have been cultivated throughout the Mediterranean as a staple food source for thousands of years. A tough drought-tolerant shade tree that also makes an ideal windbreak in our dry climate. Needs male and female plants to produce the delectable pods so plant a few to ensure good pollination. Medium growth rate.
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PLANTS: WCAT
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