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Botanical name: Prunus dulcis
Other names: Sweet almond tree, Prunus amygdalus Batsch., Amygdalus communis, Amygdalus dulcis
Species: P. dulcis - P. dulcis is a medium sized tree with a spreading, open canopy, carrying fragrant white or pink spring flowers followed by sweet almond nuts in autumn.
Prunus dulcis is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-pink in Spring
Foliage: Green in Spring; Yellow, Bronze in Autumn
Habit: Open branches, Spreading, Upright
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings, Budding, Grafting. REGISTER to read more...
Prunus dulcis (Sweet almond tree) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Low Maintenance, Specimen tree, Cottage/Informal
Cultivation: Grown in deep, moist, free-draining, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Plant at least two trees for best pollination and cropping. Should produce nuts after 3 years.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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My friend Diane who lives in Benfleet has an Almond Tree in her garden, this is the tree's fourth year. She noticed at the end of last year that before the leaves dropped off they started to curl. At the beginning of this year the leaves were fine followed by beautiful blossom. Then following the blossom the leaves started to shrivel and curl up. Also lots of the good leaves are dropping off! Can anyone tell me what is wrong and how can She treat the problem.
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