Prunus glandulosa /Dwarf Flowering Almond

Prunus glandulosa  / Prunus glandulosa
A handsome specimen of the dwarf flowering almond
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A handsome specimen of the dwarf flowering almond

A white flowering selection

Close-up image of the small carnation-like frilly flowers

A thicket of flowering almond plants

Early spring flowers in shades of pink

Spring flowers

Branches of flowers

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Scientific Name: Prunus glandulosa
Common Name: Dwarf Flowering Almond
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This very long lived, pest free shrub has double pink or white blossoms in early spring before it has leaves. Root rot is likely in wet or poorly drained soils. It can be used in foundation plantings, in mass plantings and in containers.