2-3ft Robijn' Patio Almond Tree | 4.5L Pot
Almond Robin 4.5L Patio Tree
The exact ancestry of the Almond tree is mysteriously unknown, but almonds are thought to have originated in China and Central Asia. Robijn is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, although fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby. Robijn is reasonably resistant to leaf-curl and produces beautiful, delicate pink blossom in spring. As with plum trees (to which almonds are related) it is best to keep pruning to an absolute minimum.
- Pot Size: 4.5L
- Rootstock: Montclare
- Height on arrival: 0.7-0.9m
- Harvesting Months: September/ October
- Harvesting Period Period: Mid
- Eventual Growth Height: 1.5-2.0m
- Eventual Spread: 1.5-2.0m
- Rate of Growth: Vigorous
- Pollination Group: 2
- Habit: Bushy
- Uses: Eating Fresh, Jams, Dried
- Planting Period: Jan-Dec
- Self-Fertile: Yes
- Hardiness: Fully Hardy
- Prefered Position: Full Sun
- Prefered soil type: Loam, Sand, Clay
- Moisture Requirements: Well-Drained
- Exposure: Sheltered
We have developed an eco friendly polypot that is currently in use across our 9 litre range. This polypot has less than 20% of the plastic used by a regular pot, and is importantly recyclable. Polypots also prevent root spiraling, encouraging a healthier root system.
All trees arrive in an extra thick cardboard box with a clamp to hold their pot in place. This prevents them from moving around on their journey.
Nursery staff will wrap the roots of our bare root trees and use compost to keep them moist during transportation. This extra protection prevents them from drying out, allowing for a flying start. We also use the same specialised box that our potted trees have to keep them nice and secure as they make their way to your home.
Please note: where your plant is supplied with a pot, your plant's 'Height on Arrival' includes the pot
Water young trees regularly until roots are well established. Trim annually from mid to late summer - we have written a guide on how to best prune a fruit tree to ensure healthy growth and bumper crops.
Apply some fertilizer in spring in order to promote healthy growth and a good crop. If you are really interested in getting the most out of your apple tree, we have put together some pointers on how to solve any problems and how to boost your crops to achieve the highest yield every year.
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|Harvesting Period||Mid Season Fruit Trees|
|Features||Trees For Small Gardens|
|Harvest Month||August, September|
|Needs Ericaceous Compost?||No|
|Time To Crop||2 Years|
|Annual Rate Of Growth||Medium Growing|
|Rootstock||Extreme Dwarfing Rootstock Fruit Trees|
|Supplied As||4L-5L Pot|
|Type||Fruit Trees, Ornamental Trees|
|Shop By Category||Ornamental Trees|