Prunus dulcis var. dulcis 'Nonpareil'
|Scientific Name||Prunus dulcis var. dulcis 'Nonpareil'|
|Principal Common Name||Nonpariel Almond|
|Description||Broad-crowned tree with narrow elongated gray-green leaves, white to pale pink flowers in spring. Soft fuzzy peach-like fruit with thin, inedible flesh. Fruit splits to reveal a central pit which contains the nut. Nonpareil blooms mid-season, is easy to shell. Needs another pollinator.|
|General Comments||Pollinate with 'All-in-One', 'Mission', 'Ne Plus Ultra'.|
|Nativity||Asia Minor and North Africa|
|Height Range||20 - 30 FT|
|Spread Range||20 - 30 FT|
|Sunset Zones||2 : 3 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 19 : 20 : 21|
|Leaf Texture||Dull : Narrow : Serrate : Smooth : Willow-like|
|Form||Edible : Tree|
|Flower Color||Pale Pink : White|
|Ease of Growing|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Soil Preferences||Any : Well-drained|
|Watering Preferences||Drought Tolerant : Medium|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Bees : Drought tolerant : Edible : Seed|
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