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Q.Must You Have Male And Female Tree To Produce Pods.

Zone Sedgefield South Africa | MayaA added on May 14, 2022 | Answered

We have got a very big carob tree in the garden. It’s got lots of flowers. Someone said it would make pods because You have got both male and female trees. Thanks MA RÖSCH

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Answered on May 16, 2022

Sometimes a tree will have both sexes of flowers on the same tree, but most of the time they will be separate. Male trees will not produce, and female trees need a male or hermaphrodite in the area to fruit. Still, it can take a few decades to see the first fruit.


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