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CAROB - CLIFFORD

Carob pods arranged by seed pods and leafBotanical Name: Ceratonia siliqua
Description

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
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$59.00 0 Grafted Pot: 4L
Height: 40-50cm
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Height: 50-60cm
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Plant Information or Specifications

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Traditional Mediterranean (#TraditionalMediterranean)

Preferred Climate

Warm Temperate, Arid (Dry)
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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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

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 ! | R O L F - Western Sydney, NSW 13-Nov-2007
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Carob - Clifford

Scottyg's Edible Fruits
Update: 3640 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Quite a fast grower, was not affected by light frost and requires little maintainence. Likes a deep watering once a week.

Planted: 2007

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun


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Carob - Clifford (Grafted)

Kath's Edible Fruits
Update: 2168 days 10hrs

Comments: -

Carob has grown well despite it being so dry

Planted: 2013

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun


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Carob - Clifford (Grafted) 8/10

DellaDee1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3547 days 6hrs

Comments: - Very slow growing

Planted: 2009

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Carob - Clifford (Grafted) 1/10

Health101orgarticles1's Edible Fruits
Update: 2168 days 13hrs

Comments: -

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


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Carob - Clifford 5/10

Linda2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3470 days 10hrs

Comments: -

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. 


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Carob - Clifford

Voidgenesis's Edible Fruits
Update: 2379 days 2hrs

Comments: - Too wet

Pollination: Cross Pollination


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Carob - Clifford (Seedling)

Beanpole's Edible Fruits
Update: 3842 days 7hrs

Comments: -

Growing well despite not water.

Planted: 2008

Height 1 metres

Pollination: No

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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SimplersJoy1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3686 days 12hrs

Comments: -

Espalier

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1


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