Carob - Clifford

Ceratonia siliqua

Carob pods arranged by seed pods and leaf

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This one of the two available HERMAPHRODITES (self pollinating) which makes it a must for all orchards. The medium size beans are of good quality with 50%+ sugar content. An early fruit bearer on young trees. Yields are excellent with irrigation. This is the best variety we have.
Other Names: Cliford, Locust Bean, St Johns Bread

$119.00 ($49.00-$119.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Carob - Clifford

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Arid (Dry)Learn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months March, April, May

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Carob - Clifford Reviews & Tips

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6y ago


Over-watering, during Winter, via the automatic irrigation?

★★ 10y ago

Kurrajong, NSW, Australia

I would love one of these as I love Chocolate but I am Salicylate Intolerant and not supposed to eat ordinary chocolates but I know I can eat Carob. 

★★★★ 10y ago

Kardella, VIC, Australia

Very slow growing

12y ago

Western Sydney, NSW, Australia

Carob - Clifford

Karob is Kalcium King ,no Kidding ! At the bottom of this page is a graph showing the extremely high Calcium content of Carob. Half a cup has more Calcium ,and Iron, than 1cup of Milk !

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