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Growing Zones: 5-8


Growing Zones 5-8 This plant is recommended for zones: 5-8
(green area above)
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

4-5 ft.

Mature Width:

3-4 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun

Drought Tolerance:

Good

Botanical Name:

Prunus glandulosa

Does Not Ship To:

AZ, AR, FL, LA

Low-Maintenance Option for Colorful Groupings

Be ready for a breath taking explosion of light-pink flowers when your Pink Flowering Almond blooms! Petite, ruffled double-pink blooms cover each and every branch in early spring.

You will be delighted by the charm and simplistic form of your almond shrub, one of the most richly colored and prettiest flowering shrubs you can plant.

Because of their small size, they're perfect as a focal point along a pathway, in groupings or even in containers. They only grow up to 4-5 ft. tall, so you can plant them almost anywhere.

It provides plenty of springtime blooms without taking up too much room, so it works very well for anyone with space issues. You can easily keep it dense and compact, or to your desired height.

The small green leaves that smother the shrub throughout the summer turn to a vibrant yellow shade in the fall... giving you color throughout the seasons.

These are tough plants... they can tolerate urban conditions like poor soil, drought and smog. It is very easy to care for. The Pink Flowering Almond is extremely adaptable to various soil and moisture conditions.

Its the perfect flowering shrub for border or foundation plantings, though it can work well as a small showpiece plant as well. You can expect the bright show of blooms in late April or May; plant in partial to full sun for optimal blooms!






Customer Reviews

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It loves the sun in our yard!
First, I planted it in partial shade in a front garden beside the house. It wasn't happy there and struggled. I transplanted it to a back garden in full sun and it is thriving!
November 25, 2014
Farmington Hills, MI
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
6
Flowering Almond arrived in perfect condition as promised. Flowered the first spring and has grown as tall and wide. Beautiful!
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Arrived in late winter in excellent health, blooming the very first spring. Has been growing vigorously so far with pleasant foliage after impressive flower display.
December 31, 2012
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over 4 years ago
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Great plants, came packaged very well and I planted according to directions. Have doubled in size even tho we are in an unusually dry, hot summer. Can't wait until next year to see them bloom.
July 25, 2015
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1 year ago
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Flowering almond
I ordered three bushes. They are all doing well with a lot of new growth. I can't wait to see them flower in the spring! I just ordered another as a gift to my Mom. The plants were well packaged and took right off.
July 26, 2015
Purchased
11 months ago
Growing Zone:
5
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Tender
 
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Unfortunately the Deer like these too
They were shipped in great condition. They have been in the ground for a while now. However, we noticed right after we planted them that the deer were have a feast. We have since caged them in so if you have deer beware. Love the look of them though.
November 5, 2015
Purchased
9 months ago
Growing Zone:
5
Awesome
I loved the first one I had. The sight of all that pinky beauty was my Good morning for three years. Unfortunately a yard man cut it back and it died. I can't wait to get my new one.
October 3, 2015
Purchased
9 months ago

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Flowering Almond



Step 1: Dig Your Hole


Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Flowering Almond.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2: Place Your Plant


Next, separate the roots of your Flowering Almond gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole


As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Flowering Almond again after the transplant is complete.


Questions & Answers

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I have always like the flowering almond bush.
Marilyn K on Mar 21, 2016
Because it is a beautiful shrub and/or tree and always admired by our children and grandchildren in springtime. It will be a present for our children.
Manfred E on Feb 3, 2016
I moved and could not take the 2 flowering almonds I had planted in the past. These are compact and easy to grow with a soft pleasant look to the flowers. Very tolerant and adapts to any area of the garden.
Randall R on Mar 13, 2016
It looks pretty!
Ronald S on Oct 11, 2015
when is best time to plant flowering almond. I live in south suburb of Chicago. Snow is just melting now. Is sandy soil good? will this survive winter? thanks
louise k on Mar 15, 2015
Can this be shaped into a small tree rather than bush? How big is the 3 gallon, will it look like a little stick?
Kathy K on Mar 14, 2015
deer resistant ?
Frise on Mar 23, 2015
Best Answer: Yes they are deer resistant. Please keep in mind that if deer get hungry enough they will eat anything.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Feb 25, 2016
is it deer resistant?
Linda S on Feb 3, 2015
Best Answer: I have never had a deer eat them and the deer lay in my yard every night.
Reply · Report · kimberly p on Aug 3, 2015
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When to trim so you do not lose flowers in the spring?
A shopper on Jun 15, 2014
Best Answer: haven't trimmed it yet! hasn't grown too much yet.
Reply · Report · elizabeth S on Jun 16, 2014
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Best fertilizer
for flowering almond?
Ron R on Jun 13, 2015
Best Answer: Almond trees will benefit from being fed fertilizer twice a year, once in the early spring and once in the early fall. Use an all-natural, organic fertilizer that’s well balanced like formula 10-10-10. Be sure to give your tree a thorough drink of water after fertilizing it so the water will carry nutrients down to your tree’s roots and to prevent nitrogen burn.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Oct 14, 2015
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i trimmed it in the spring and should I trim it again in the fall?
A shopper on Sep 15, 2014
Best Answer: The Flowering almond is pruned right after flowering. Pruning at this time gives it the rest of the growing season to produce new greenery. If you pruned earlier you could risk cutting off the buds and miss out on the flowers. Most say that if your shrub blooms after June 15th, you should prune early early spring, but if you bloom before June 15th, then prune it right after it finishes all its blooming,
Reply · Report · Gena MStaff on Sep 15, 2014
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Is the Flowering Almond Shrub deer resistant?
Larry P on Apr 19, 2015
Best Answer: There are rarely damaged by deer.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Feb 4, 2016
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is it to late to plant a weeping almond,its 95 here,and it gets hotter in july,should i wait till fall ?
A shopper on Jun 8, 2014
Best Answer: It will be a very small tree coming from this nursery. I would wait til fall to plant to give it the best chance for survival. Plant in a small container you can move around to keep it protected from the sun.
Reply · Report · Karla M on Jun 8, 2014
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