One of the varieties found in the ecological botanical garden in the Abu Kabir neighborhood of Tel Aviv.
The tree was photographed that day Click for a larger image Translation of the text on the sign
: חרוב מצוי | خروب | Ceratonia siliqua
Scientific name - Ceratonia siliqua | Arabic name - Khruv خروب
Family - Fabaceae. The leaf consists of several pairs of large, elliptical leaflets. The fruit is used for food and folk medicine. Carob seeds have been used in the past to measure weight in small units, and are the origin of the term ’carat’.
Branding symbol of the city of Tel Aviv
Emblem of the Ganei Yehoshua company