Scientific Name: Prunus amygdalus
Synonym: Amygdalus communis var. dulcis
Recommended Temperature Zone:|
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Origin: Middle East
Growth Habits: Small deciduous tree
Watering Needs: Moderate water, needs good drainage
Propagation: Best by grafting
Source: University of Arizona: Cooperative Extension
||Maturity Zone 13
||Medium to large. Soft shelled with good quality sweet kernels. Classified semi-dwarf to 15 feet. Chilling requirement of 500 hours (may not be suited for Salt River Valley). Number 1 almond for home orchards. Self-fruitful.
|Garden Prince Genetic Dwarf
||Compact, lushly foliated 10-12 foot tree. Soft shell, kernels especially sweet and tasty. Bears young and heavy. Chilling requirement of 250 hours. Self-fruitful.
||Large soft-shelled nut, long broad flat kernel. Chilling requirement of 250 hours. Needs pollenizer. Best pollenizer: Nonpareil.
||No. 1 commercial almond, the standard of quality. Inter-fruitful with All-In-One and Neplus. Chilling requirement 400 hours. Pollenizer required