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Flowering almond

Prunus glandulosa 'Alba Plena'

Prunus glandulosa 'Alba Plena' in the Jardin des Plantes of Paris 001 by Moonik (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Flowering almond Overview

The cultivar Prunus glandulosa 'Alba Plena' is a deciduous shrub with a compact, upright and open habit. It typically grows to around 1.5m tall, producing narrowly oval-shaped leaves measuring approximately 10cm in length. Flowers are white and double in structure, these are produced from late spring.

Common problems with Flowering almond

May also be affected by leaf-mining moths and bullfinches. Diseases this cultivar is susceptible to include silver leaf, leaf spots, bacterial canker, blossom wilt and powdery mildew.

How to propagate Flowering almond

Cuttings

Semi-hardwood cuttings.

Grafting

Propagation is from grafting or from seeds.

Seed

Special features of Flowering almond

Attractive flowers

Hedge plant

Other uses of Flowering almond

Ornamental, hedging. Spring interest.