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Botanical Name:
Ceratonia siliqua

Common Name(s):
Carob Tree, St. John's Bread

Photographer:
Modesto Jr. College/Georg
Description:
This bushy evergreen large shrub or tree can be trained as a hedge or as single stemmed tree. It can grow to 40' tall or be kept low as an informal hedge.

Information by Gardensoft 
Notes:
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball at ground level. 3. Prepare soil mix of equal parts soil and soil amendment. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build Basin and water.
Culture:
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Growth Rate: Moderate
Hydrozones: #1
Soil Type: Clay
Soil Condition:
Soil pH: Neutral
Adverse Factors: N/A
Design:
Design Styles: Mediterranean
Accenting Features: Specimen
Seasonal Interest: Spring
Location Uses: Background
Special Uses: Full
Attracts Wildlife: N/A
Anatomy:
Flower Color: Red
Flower Season: Spring
Leaf Color: Dark Green
Bark Color: Brown
Fruit Color: Brown
Fruit Season: Summer
Fruit Type: Fleshy
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