Almond trees in Andalucia

June 3rd, 2010 | by nick |

“Thanks to a long history of human agriculture, trade and migration Andalucia’s majestic landscape is very much the product of man as well as nature. One introduced species which transforms huge swathes of countryside in early spring is the edible Almond, prunus dulcis, with its spectacular white or soft pink blossom. Not only does the almond blossom transform the landscape, but its fruit, the almond nut, plays a major role in the agricultural economy and in the local culture.” Read