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Carob is a large, evergreen tree, cultivated for its edible pods that can be used as a chocolate substitute, ground to powder or eaten fresh or dried. It grows to around fifteen metres tall, with a lovely spreading crown, making it a good shady tree for large gardens, farms and parks when it is mature. As it grows to maturity, it is good for a taller growing hedge.
Carob is a drought tolerant plant with few pests and diseases. It is frost and humidity tolerant. They grow best in a well drained loam, and dislike waterlogged conditions. Best in warm temperate, subtropical and Mediterranean climates. The tree doesn't like waterlogged soils, but will tolerate some saltiness.
Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: autumn
Maximum height: 11 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 10 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
High frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 6.0-8.0
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.