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Carob Tree Standard


This dense bushy evergreen naturally grows multistemmed with branches to the ground and is useful as a big informal or trimmed hedge. It can be trained as a single-trunk tree to reach 30-40 feet tall with a dense and rounded head. Glossy dark green leaves are each divided into 4-10 round leaflets. Small red flowers in spring. Very drought tolerant.

Ceratonia siliqua Standard

Leaf Characteristics

Bark texture : Rough

Bark color : Dark brown

Leaf texture : Glossy, leathery

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Small

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 30-40 ft.

Average size maturity height : 30-40 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 9, 13-16, 18-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

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