Genus of 2 species of evergreen trees with compound, leathery leaves.
Latin name: Ceratonia siliqua
They require full sun and warm climates and do well even in dry and infertile soils.
Plant alone or in rows. Suitable for coastal planting.
Propagated by seeds.
Evergreen tree with broad and semi-spherical crown. It produces flat brown edible pods (carobs) that contain a row of reddish brown beans.