Monday, 11 November 2013

Ceratonia siliqua

Ceratonia siliqua Carob tree

This tree can grow to a height of 15 metres and flowers in November and December. It is native to the Mediterranean and north Africa. The dried seed pods are edible for animals and humans. They can be crushed into a powder and used in baking. It is a substitute for chocolate.

No comments:

Post a Comment