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Almonds

Prunus amygdalus

Our almonds are beautiful ornamentals with their attractive foliage and early spring pink fragrant flowers.

They are of the "prunus" genus and resemble a peach tree. Except, you discard the fruit, crack open the pit and eat the nut inside. The tree can be maintained at 15' to 20' tall.

Useful Facts

Pollination: Self fertile.
Sun or shade: Full sun.
Plant spacing: All in One 12', Titan 15', Halls Hardy 20'.
Harvest time: September-October
Bearing age: 3-4 years.

How to Grow

Soil requirements: Well drained soil.

How to Use

In the landscape:  Fragrant pink spring flowers make it a wonderful ornamental, especially the disease resistant and vigorous Halls Hardy and Reliable.
In the kitchen:  Almonds have many uses. The Halls Hardy and Reliable needs to be boiled and the water discarded to rid it of bitterness.