Marcona

Origin: Levantine area. It comes probably from Alicante.
Tree: half growing, abundant branching. High vigour.
Flowering period: Medium. Self-incompatible. It can be pollinated with ‘Doble Fina’, ‘Blanquerna’, `Carreró ‘, etc.
Ripening period: Medium.
Fruit: hard shell. Round and a bit globose grain. Yield 25-27%. Practically double seedless.
Comments: Model variety as almond of high quality. It is demanding in the pruning, moderately sensitive to ochre stain (Polystigma fulvum), productive variety.

hernandorena almendro marcona

 

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