Oracle™ Almond Tree
Very late blooming and early ripening, Oracle™ Almond Tree bears abundant crops of large, sweet, semi-hardshell nuts.
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 Peach rootstock. Lovell Peach is well adapted to different soil types.
Pollination Requirements: Almonds are partially self-fertile. Plant with another variety for cross pollination and larger crops.
Hardiness: Almonds are hardy to minus 20º F. or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height
Shell Type: Semi-hardshell
Bloom Time: March
Ripening Time: September
Yield: 20+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Almonds are not bothered by pests. They appear to be very resistant to damage by bacterial canker, a disease that can affect Plums, Cherries, Peaches and other stone fruits.
USDA Zone: 5