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String bean it a carob?

Posted by allenwrench 6 (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 21, 08 at 8:42


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RE: String bean it a carob?

No. Catalpa spp.
Not an edible.

RE: String bean it a carob?

I agree with Lucky, its a Catalpa.

On the plus side, it is an interesting flowering tree (but on the minus side I remember the leaves all sticky by this time of year and the stickyness can affect things below the tree as well).


RE: String bean it a carob?

Thanks and right about the sticky stuff.

RE: String bean it a carob?

a little foot note. My granddad used to keep a Catalpa tree just for the big green worms that would get on it. GREAT fishing worms. I remember catching many a crappie on those worms.

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