Trees by Genus

Genus 'Prunus'

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Prunus 'Accolade'
Prunus 'Amanogawa'
Prunus americana
Prunus armeniaca
Prunus avium
Prunus avium cv. 'Plena'
Prunus cerasifera
Prunus cerasifera cv. 'Pissardii'
Prunus domestica
Prunus dulcis
Prunus 'Hillieri'
Prunus 'Hokusai'
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus 'Kanzan'
Prunus laurocerasus
Prunus lusitanica
Prunus maackii
Prunus mahaleb
Prunus 'Mikurama-gaeshi'
Prunus padus
Prunus padus cv. 'Plena'
Prunus padus cv. 'Watereri'
Prunus pensylvanica
Prunus persica
Prunus 'Pink Perfection'
Prunus sargentii
Prunus serotina
Prunus serrula
Prunus serrulata
Prunus 'Shirofugen'
Prunus 'Shirotae'
Prunus spinosa
Prunus subhirtella
Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
Prunus 'Tai-Haku'
Prunus 'Ukon'
Prunus virginiana
Prunus x yedoensis

Prunus dulcis (Almond)

No sample available

Also known as: synonyms P. amygdalus Batsch, P. communis (L.) Arcang. not Huds.

Native: Probably to southwest Asia and the Balkans

Location: Cultivated for its blossom and nuts and naturalised in most of Europe. Also cultivated in California, Australia and South Africa

Foliage

Leaves are narrow, widest below the middle.

Flowers

Prunus dulcis

Flowers open in March and April, up to 5cm across.

Fruits

No sample available

Fruit is 3.7-6cm long with a green downy skin and little flesh which splits to release the oval pitted nut.