almond tree


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Noun1.Almond tree - any of several small bushy trees having pink or white blossoms and usually bearing nutsalmond tree - any of several small bushy trees having pink or white blossoms and usually bearing nuts
genus Prunus, Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
almond, Amygdalus communis, Prunus amygdalus, Prunus dulcis, sweet almond - small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
Amygdalus communis amara, bitter almond, Prunus dulcis amara - almond trees having white blossoms and poisonous nuts yielding an oil used for flavoring and for medicinal purposes
dwarf flowering almond, Prunus glandulosa - small Chinese shrub with smooth unfurrowed dark red fruit grown especially for its red or pink or white flowers
oriental bush cherry, Prunus japonica, flowering almond - woody oriental plant with smooth unfurrowed red fruit grown especially for its white or pale pink blossoms
dwarf Russian almond, Prunus tenella, Russian almond - Asiatic shrub cultivated for its rosy red flowers
flowering almond, Prunus triloba - deciduous Chinese shrub or small tree with often trilobed leaves grown for its pink-white flowers
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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An almond tree puts on about half a metre of growth a year and can quickly reach gigantic proportions, making maintenance difficult and nut cropping almost impossible.
The verse Dick is alluding to is this: "Also afraid of that which is high and terrors in the way, and the almond tree blossoms and the grasshopper drags itself along and the caperberry fails and because man goes to his eternal home and mourners circulate in the streets.
Edwards, of Almond Tree Avenue, Aldermans Green, also had to pay a PS85 victim surcharge.
Fundamentally, almond tree yields are the product of the number of kernels produced per tree and kernel weights.
This is also one reason that we chose the almond tree, which is compact and reaches a maximum height of 10 metres.
Technically, almonds are not nuts but the seeds of the fruit of the almond tree.
Almondbury High School pupils dressed an almond tree as part of GCSE art for Nation-al Tree Week, and some of those who took part were pictured, from top: Mark Robinson,
Results led the scientists to the conclusion that an almond tree can compensate for a lack of nutrients and water in the short term by directing stored nutrients and water to the fruits but cannot compensate for insufficient pollination.
The Almond Tree presents an insightful perspective on the questions of Palestinian exile and survival that haunt the Middle East.
I've just planted 20 - five varieties of apples and two of pears, plus I snuck in a cherry tree and an almond tree.
Sterculic oil is extracted from the seeds of the wild almond tree known as Sterculia foetida.
Since the almond tree is a biblical symbol of paradise, (6) transformation of a person into an almond tree was probably intended by Strindberg to denote a much-loved person.