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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almond

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and North ... The fruit of the almond is a drupe, consisting of an outer hull and a hard shell with the seed, which is not a true nut, ... Selection of the sweet type from the many bitter types in the wild marked the beginning of almond domestication.

www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/05/almond-facts-didnt-know_n_4537970.html

Jan 5, 2014 ... The nut we know as the almond is technically the hard-shelled fruit of ... that produce edible fruit like cherries, plums, peaches and nectarines.

www.britannica.com/plant/almond

almond: Prunus dulcis tree native to southwestern Asia and its edible seed. ... Despite their common label, almonds are not true nuts (a type of dry fruit) but ...

www.berkeleywellness.com/healthy-eating/food/article/types-almonds

Dec 7, 2015 ... Discover specialty almonds such as green almonds and Chinese almonds, along ... In harvesting mature almonds, the fruit portion is discarded.

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/04/almonds-are-not-nuts

Apr 7, 2010 ... Today I found out that almonds are not nuts. In fact, an almond is the seed of the fruit of the almond tree. This tree bears fruits with a “stone-like” ...

www.seriouseats.com/2010/04/what-are-the-differences-between-nuts-and-drupes.html

Apr 14, 2010 ... A drupe is a type of fruit in which an outer fleshy part surrounds a shell ... and cherries—but walnuts, almonds, and pecans are also drupes.

www.livestrong.com/article/351168-what-are-nuts-a-fruit-or-a-vegetable

May 19, 2016 ... In botany terms, nuts are strictly a particular kind of dry fruit that has a ... are considered tree nuts and the almond industry is represented by the ...

www.wikihow.com/Grow-Almonds

Jan 27, 2017 ... There are two types of almond tree: trees that grow "sweet" almonds and trees that grow "bitter" almonds. Bitter almonds and their fruit aren't ...

aces.nmsu.edu/pubs/_h/H310/welcome.html

Young fruits seem to be more susceptible to frost injury than almonds, plums, ... 1 ) flower later than Japanese types and more frequently escape frost injury.