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

$79.00 ($79.00-$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)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

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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8y ago


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

★★ 11y 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. 

★★★★ 11y ago

Kardella, VIC, Australia

Very slow growing

14y 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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