Almond Tree (Prunus dulcis )

  • Broadleafed
  • Deciduous
  • Alternate Common Name: Almendro
  • Average Height: 13–33 ft
  • Average Width: The almond tree has a spreading, open canopy, usually 10-15 feet
  • Leaf Description: 3–5 inches long, with a serrated margin and a 2.5 cm (1 in) petiole
  • Twig Description: Almond tree twigs are green at first, becoming purplish where exposed to sunlight, then grey in their second year
  • Flowering: Almond tree blossoms are white or pale pink, 3–5 cm (1–2 in) diameter with five petals, produced singly or in pairs before the leaves in early spring
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed

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