Carob of Cava Candelaro
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Carob of Cava Candelaro


Photo Sheet 95: The Big Trees of Sicily

Monumental tree included in the national list (DM N.5450 of 19/12/2017)

Location:Contrada Candelaro - Noto

Type: Single shaft

Species: Carob (Ceratonia siliqua L.)

Aspects of monumentality: a) age and / or size c) ecological value  


DATA SHEET (other data)

Regional data sheet: 04 / F943 / SR / 19

Altitude (above sea level): 68

Estimated age (years):  900 (Sheet 95: The Big Trees of Sicily)

Urban context: No.

Property: private 

Access route: see the route indicated in the map below by selecting the appropriate function

Aspects of monumentality: a) age and / or size c) ecological value

Height (m): 10

Circumference (cm):1000

Constraints (Protection): Protected tree Art. 7 Law 10/2013

Proposed Declaration Notable of Public Interest: No 

Curiosity: according to what is indicated in the aforementioned sheet n.11, this carob tree has one of the largest trunks in circumference among all those recorded in Sicily

Other references:  95 card  in "The big trees of Sicily" (Regional Agency for State Forests of Sicily)

For more information on Monumental Trees, see the card: Monumental trees

For the list of monumental trees in Sicily see the card: List of Monumental Trees of Sicily

Note: One of the largest carob trees in Sicily

Card insertion: Ignatius Caloggero

Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero, Region of Sicily, web

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