Almond (Prunus dulcis)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Prunus dulcisAccepted
Prunus amygdalusSynonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Tree
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun
Water Preferences:Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness:Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone:Zone 9b
Plant Height:13-33 feet
Leaves:Deciduous
Flowers:Showy
Flower Color:White
Bloom Size:1"-2"
Flower Time:Late winter and early spring
Edible Parts:Fruit
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Toxicity:Leaves are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds:Self fertile
Pollinators:Bees
Various insects

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Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Jan 27, 2012 2:42 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant. Pollen is light brown to brown in color.

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