Ne Plus Ultra Almond
Ne Plus Ultra Almond is a French variety that produces large papershell nuts with a light chocolate color. Trees have a spreading habit and are very heavy cropping. Ne Plus Ultra is popular not only for its abundant crops of tasty nuts but also for its excellence as a pollinator for other almond varieties.
Latin Name: Prunus dulcis
Site and Soil: Almonds like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: Our Almonds are grafted on Lovell rootstock. Lovell is well adapted to many different soil types.
Pollination Requirements: Almonds are partially self-fertile. Plant with Nikita’s Pride™, Bounty™, or Oracle™, or Seaside™ for cross pollination and larger crops.
Hardiness: Almonds are hardy to minus 20°F. or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height
Bloom Time: March
Ripening Time: August– September
Yield: 20+ lbs.
USDA Zone: 6-9