Unripe almonds on a twig

By December 28, 2017Articles

Unripe almonds on a twig

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer Native to the Mediterranean and Middle East, almond trees have become a popular nut tree for home gardens around the world. With most cultivars only growing to a height of 10-15 feet (3-4.5 m.), young almond trees can easily be trained as espaliers. Almond trees bear light pink to white flowers in early spring before they leaf out. In cooler climates, it’s common for these flowers to bloom while the rest of the garden still lies asleep beneath the snow. Almond trees can be purchased from garden centers and nurseries, or propagated at home from an existing almond tree. Let’s take a look at how to propagate an almond tree. Almond Propagation Methods Most almond cultivars cannot be propagated by seed. The seeds of some hybrids are sterile, while other almond cultivar seeds may be viable but will not produce true to type plants. The

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