The standard for quality, the Nonpareil almond is unmatched. Smooth, broad, flat, light brown kernel with a soft, thin shell and excellent flavor. Harvest is easy on this heavy bearing variety. Nonpareil requires a pollinzer, All-In-One works very well. Low chill (400 hours).
Growing Considerations for Nonpareil Almond
USDA Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Bloom Period: Early
Harvest Period: Late
Low Chill: Yes
Storage: 3 Months or More
Origin Date: 1900`s
Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile
Years to Bear: 1-3 years
Mature Size: 7-12 ft.
Shape when Shipped: Feathered (prominent branching)
Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.
Water Requierments: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Size supplied when shipped: 1/2 to 3/4 inch caliper*; Trees range from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs).
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions
. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits