Prunus Dulcis – medium-sized deciduous tree with a spreading, open canopy. Carrying fragrant white or pink spring flowers, 3–5 cm diameter with five petals, appearing before the leaves. Flowers followed by velvety, pale green fruit containing edible nuts (almonds) in autumn. The tree is able to produce nuts after 3 years.
Latin Name: Prunus Dulcis, Prunus Amygdalus
English Name: Sweet Almond Tree
Foliage Type: Deciduous.
Flower: White to Pink.
Flowering Period: Spring.
Suggested Location: Outdoor.
Suggested Soil Type: Well-drained. Chalk. Loam. Clay. Sand.
Suggested Exposure to Sunlight: Full Sunlight.
Suggested Exposure to Weather: Sheltered.
Hardiness Rating: High (H6)
Lowest Temperature Tolerance: -20 °C to -15 °C (-4 °F to 5 °F)
Suggested Uses: Small gardens. Parks and large gardens. Planting on its own.Shrubland and woods.
Maintenance: Grow in deep, moist, free-draining, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Plant at least two trees for best pollination and cropping.
Growth Habit: Bushy.
Growth Speed: Medium.
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