Latin name: Ceratonia siliqua

Carob, Algoroba bean

8 m. 26,24 f.
Family: Fabaceae

Genus: Ceratonia

Genus of 2 species of evergreen trees with compound, leathery leaves.
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.
Latin name: Ceratonia siliqua
Evergreen tree with broad and semi-spherical crown. It produces flat brown edible pods (carobs) that contain a row of reddish brown beans.