Nonpareil Almond

$55.95

$55.95

Nonpareil Almond

$55.95

Nonpareil Almond (Prunus dulcis) Is the most popular commercial almond accounting for 40% of total annual production. The tree has an upright growing pattern reaching 15-20ft tall and 10-15ft wide. Nonpareil was developed in 1879 by A.T. Hatch in Solano County, California. It can grow in zone 6-9 and requires 400 chilling hours below 45F for proper growth. It is pollinated by honeybees and requires another almond variety (like Texas Mission or Halls Hardy) to produce. It produces a large flat nut with smooth light-colored skin in a thin, soft shell. The nut large 1.2 gram nut is 50% oil and 13% protein with a mild sweet flavor that make it a favorite. Harvest the nuts when they have matured and the outer fruit splits open. They should be easy to shake from the tree.

4-5′ grafted bare-root
Ships spring 2023 on the day you select at checkout.

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Description

Nonpareil Almond (Prunus dulcis) Is the most popular commercial almond accounting for 40% of total annual production. The tree has an upright growing pattern reaching 15-20ft tall and 10-15ft wide. Nonpareil was developed in 1879 by A.T. Hatch in Solano County, California. It can grow in zone 6-9 and requires 400 chilling hours below 45F for proper growth. It is pollinated by honeybees and requires another almond variety (like Texas Mission or Halls Hardy) to produce. It produces a large flat nut with smooth light-colored skin in a thin, soft shell. The nut large 1.2 gram nut is 50% oil and 13% protein with a mild sweet flavor that make it a favorite. Harvest the nuts when they have matured and the outer fruit splits open. They should be easy to shake from the tree.

Characteristics

Pollination: Requires a second variety.
Size: 15-20′ x 10′
Ripening Date: September
Years to Bear 2-4
Taste: Excellent

Growing Conditions

USDA Zone: 6,7,8,9
Spacing: 15-20′
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Type: Well Drained Loamy
Soil PH: 6.0-7.0
Chilling Hrs: 400

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 58 × 1 × 1 in
Hardiness Zone

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