Almonds should be grown in the same way as you would a peach or nectarine. To produce a good crop of nuts, almonds must be given a very sheltered spot. They are normally grown more for their beautiful blossom, but in a frost free spring, a surprising yield of high quality nuts can be gathered. The variety is Prunus Dulcis the best variety for the production of nuts, the ever popular Sweet Almond. A bonus from the most beautiful spring flowering tree, with its mass of single pink flowers that softly fade to almost white.