Ceratonia siliqua - Tree; Culinary, Medicinal (Also known as Caroube, Algaroba, St. John's Bread)
The seeds of this tree are used as a chocolate or coffee substitute and is rich in sugars and protein. They are also ground into a flour for baking or used for thickening. Seed pulp is used to treat diarrhea and to relieve stomach disorders, and to treat coughs. Bark from the tree is very astringent. The tree is evergreen and is hardy to 20F and is a nitrogen fixer. It requires full sun and a well-drained soil, though not particular about the type.
||Packet of approximately 100 planting seeds $7.95|
||Carob seed roasted ground 8oz $5.95|
||Carob seed roasted ground 1lb $9.95|
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