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    The Ceratonia siliqua tree grows up to 15 metres tall. The crown is broad and semi-spherical, supported by a thick trunk with brown rough bark and sturdy branches. Leaves are 10 to 20 cm long, alternate, pinnate, and may or may not have a terminal leaflet. It is frost-tolerant. Most carob trees are dioecious, some are hermaphrodite. The male trees don't produce fruit. The trees blossom in autumn. The flowers are small and numerous, spirally arranged along the inflorescence axis in catkin-like racemes borne on spurs from old wood and even on the trunk. The fruit is a legume that can be elongated, compressed, straight or curved, and thickened at the sutures. The pods take a full year to develop and ripen. The ripe pods eventually fall to the ground and are eaten by various mammals, thereby dispersing the seed.

    Data sheet

    Asia Menor y Siria
    8/10 m
    ZONE 9
    10/15 m
    Verde oscuro brillante
    Little water
    Inflorescencia verde/rojiza
    Legumbre marrón violácea

    Sales formats

    Format Diameter Liters Perimeter Total height Trunk height
    TREE C30 17 - - -
    TREE C35 25 08/10P - -
    TREE C40 35 10/12P - -
    TREE C50 70 12/14P - -
    TREE C50 70 14/16P - -
    TREE C50 70 16/18P - -
    TREE C60 90 18/20P - -
    TREE C60 90 20/25P - -
    TREE C60 90 25/30P - -
    HUGE C80 230 50/60P - -
    HUGE C95 285 60/80P - -

    Viveros Medipalm

    Viveros Medipalm was born in 1992 as a trading company of Mediterranean plant, passing in a short time also being a producer, creating a nursery of ornamental plant in which they adapt new varieties with the aim of satisfying the preferences of their customers, offering them an unbeatable quality.

    Viveros Medipalm is a consolidated company in the ornamental sector that develops a large quantity of the most demanded products in the market, with adequate infrastructure and mechanization for a better optimization of work.

    Our production is based on a wide variety of trees, palms, shrubs and specimens of great beauty and of course top quality. The homogeneity in our products is always a priority.

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      Experts in Mediterranean plants

    • More than 400 species of plants

    • More than 140 ha. of production

    • Drip irrigation and natural fertilizers

    • Controlled and monitored Crops

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