Madagascar Almond, Mini Badam, Terminalia mantaly - Plant
Description for Madagascar Almond, Mini Badam, Terminalia mantaly
Winter hardy to USDA Zones 10-11 where it is best grown in acidic, moderately fertile, sandy, moist but well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates a wide range of soils and is salt tolerant.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Terminalia Cattapa,Almond||white||Seasonal bloomer||75.00 to 90.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
There are two main varieties of almond: sweet and bitter. The most common almond is the sweet almond, which is eaten like a nut, although it is actually the seed of the almond tree. Almond oil and almond meal are typically sourced from sweet almonds. California alone grows 25 types of almonds, with other notable types coming from Spain and Greece.
|Full sun||well-drained soil||Medium||55 degrees F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Madagascar Almond
- Almonds mostly grow in Mediterranean climates located between 28 and 48 degrees north latitude and between 20 and 40 degrees south latitude.
- Southwestern Asia is the native region of the almond tree, but about 80 percent of the world s almond supply comes from California.
Typical uses of Madagascar Almond
Special features: Where winter hardy, prime use is shade tree or street tree. Handsome ornamental tree. Windbreak. Excellent selection for seasides or ocean beaches. Trees are a commercial source of timber and edible nuts.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.