Heat resistant, temperate climates and humus poor, sandy, moisture-free plant grows in the family of the plant is a compound of the Fabaceae family.
There are many bright brown, lentil-like seeds in the fruit.
The fruits are 10-20 cm in length and are ripened at the end of the next summer. The fruits, which were green in the past, turn into purplish brown when they mature and become woody. Mild sugary and molasses can be made as they can eat.
The Mediterranean origin, Turkey and South and South West Anatolia Europe, Cyprus, Syria and North Africa show spread in the West.
Seeds, peel and fruit are used in many industrial fields from food sector to pharmaceutical industry. Also known as carob.