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OLR Almond Varieties

Nonpareil (NP) - Blooms and harvested early.  Soft shell;brown color;high suture opening.  The NP is a medium size nut with a flat shape, light in color and has a smooth surface.

Carmel  (CR) -  Harvested 25-30 days after NP. The CR has a soft shell, with good shell integrity and a fair suture opening.  A medium nut with a narrow shape, and a slightly wrinkled surface.

Butte (BT) - Harevested 25-30 days after NP; versatile kernel applications. With a semi-hard shell, the BT is light in color with a smooth surface and low suture opening.  A small, short plump shape nut  with a wrinkled surface.

Padre (PD) - Harvested 25-30 days after NP; similar to BT.  The PD has a hard shell with good shell integrity and no suture opening. The nut is small, short wide shape with a dark brown color and a wrinkled surface.

Monterey (MT) - Harvested 40-60 days after NP with a high percentage of doubles.  The MT has a hard shell, brown color with a smooth surface and a low suture opening. It is a large, long narrow shape, deep wrinkled surface nut.

Fritz (FR) - Harvested 40-60 days after NP.  A soft shell, light color with good shell integrity and a low suture opening.  It is a small medium plump shape nut, dark brown with a fairly wrinkled surface.

Price (PR) - Harvested 7-10 days after NP; high percentage of doubles.  The price nut has a dark brown paper shell, rough surface and a high suture opening.  A small, short narrow shape nut with a fairly wrinkled surface.

 

More Almond Varieties:

  • Avalon
  • Aldrich
  • Wood Colony

 

* Lets us know if the variety you would like to grow is not listed, and we will try our best to accommodate your request.

       

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