Ceratonia siliqua

Ceratonia siliqua

Carob Tree, St John's Bread

Small tree, up to 10 m tall, broadly extended crown, slow-growing, forming extensive root balls.

Dioecious, inconspicuous, yellowish to reddish, in short clusters of racemes directly on the stem and branches, summer to autumn.

Evergreen, small, in pinnate pairs, leathery, succulent, obovate, shiny dark green, reddish shoots.

Zone 9

 
Variant Height, Width or Girth in cm Price
Specimen trees, container grown or wire rootballed
Clear stems, container grown or wire rootballed
€389.14
200-250 12-14 €389.14*
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Specimen trees, container grown or wire rootballed
Clear stems, container grown or wire rootballed
€571.02
200-250 14-16 €571.02*
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Specimen trees, container grown or wire rootballed
Clear stems, container grown or wire rootballed
€782.50
200-250 16-18 €782.50*
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Clear stems, container grown or wire rootballed
Specimen trees, container grown or wire rootballed
€1,226.64
* 35-40 18-20 €1,226.64*
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Clear stems, container grown or wire rootballed
Specimen trees, container grown or wire rootballed
€1,776.50
* 35-40 20-25 €1,776.50*
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Clear stems, container grown or wire rootballed
Specimen trees, container grown or wire rootballed
€2,707.06
* 35-40 25-30 €2,707.06*
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* Preise zzgl. 7% MwSt.

More information
Ceratonia siliqua - Carob Tree, St John's Bread- Leguminosae (Mediterranean)
 
Habit: Small tree, up to 10 m tall, broadly extended crown, slow-growing, forming extensive root balls.
Flowers: Dioecious, inconspicuous, yellowish to reddish, in short clusters of racemes directly on the stem and branches, summer to autumn.
Fruit: Pendent, flattened, brown-violet to dark brown carobs, 20 to 25 cm long, round, flat seeds, edible.
Leaves: Evergreen, small, in pinnate pairs, leathery, succulent, obovate, shiny dark green, reddish shoots.
Demands: Full sun, sheltered, temperate or cold house; tolerant of heat, drought and cutting.
Natural habitat: Well drained, sandy, nutritious to poor soil, acidic to alkaline.
Note: Not good in pots.
Hardiness: Zone 9
 
 
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