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The spring is coming! The almond is a small deciduous tree, growing 4–10 metres in height, with a trunk of up to 30 centimetres in diameter. The young twigs are green at first, becoming purplish where exposed to sunlight, then grey in their second year. The leaves are 3–5 inches long, with a serrated margin and a 2.5 cm petiole. The flowers are white or pale pink, 3–5 cm diameter with five petals, produced singly or in pairs before the leaves in early spring.
Almond tree is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia. Almond is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree. This one was observed at the edge of a local road
Almonds begin bearing an economic crop in the third year after planting. Trees reach full bearing five to six years after planting. The fruit is mature in the autumn, 7–8 months after flowering. Spanish name: Almendro