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 Ceratonia siliqua

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Ceratonia siliqua

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Plant ID: CESI220
Type: Evergreen
Height Mature: 20-30 feet
Bloom Time: Late Summer into Autumn
Plant Hardiness: Zone 9
Plant Uses: Birds and Wildlife, Edible
This large evergreen shrub/tree is hardy to about 18°F and is well suited for Mediterranean climates. The pinnate leaves are very glossy and ornamental with a bronzy tint on new growth, tiny red flowers borne in catkin like racemes produces long pods which are dried and ground to provide Carob, most recognized as a chocolate substitute, the fruit is also used as a thickening agent, coffee substitute and medicine. Fruiting requires a male and female tree, ours are unsexed seedlings. This wonderfully unique tree also fixes its own nitrogen. S/M-D

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