Ceratonia siliqua - seeds


Ceratonia siliqua - seeds

Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Carob, Locust Bean. Carob is cultivated for its abundance of pods, rich in sugar when ripe. The seeds are embedded in the thick fleshy sugar-rich pods. The seeds, all being the same size, are used as weights in eastern Mediterranean countries (the word "carat" comes from the Arabic name of the seeds). Cultivated in the Mediterranean warm regions.
Scarification: hard seed coat should be nicked or filed to allow moisture entry. Plant 1" deep in well drained soil, keep slightly moist, in bright light and warmth.
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