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Carob Tree, Saint John's Bread (Ceratonia siliqua)

Carob Tree, Saint John's Bread (Ceratonia siliqua)

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You will get 10 seeds of Ceratonia siliqua, CAROB TREE, SAINT JOHN'S BREAD for planting.

The Ceratonia siliqua, also known as the carob tree, is a hardy evergreen tree that produces sweet and nutritious pods. Native to the Mediterranean region, it is well-adapted to warm temperate and subtropical areas and can tolerate hot and humid coastal regions. The tree's pods are filled with a saccharine pulp that can be eaten green or dried, and they are not only sweet-tasting but also packed with nutrients.

Scarification: Soak in sulfuric or nitric acid for 60 minutes and wash under cold water for 5-10 minutes., Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours

Stratification: none required

Germination: can be sown in fall or spring, sow seed 1/2" deep, mulch the seed bed

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