Nonpareil almonds are a variety of almond that is grown for the nut inside. The almond itself is small, oval and has a white, mottled shell.
Nonpareil almonds can be used in many different ways. They are often used to decorate cakes and pastries, but they can also be ground into flour or used as an ingredient in other food products.
The nonpareil almond tree is native to South America and Asia, but it can be found growing in other areas of the world as well. It grows best in dry climates with warm winters and cold summers. The trees usually grow about 15 feet tall and have a life expectancy of about fifty years.
The nonpareil almond tree produces fruit on its branches, which then fall off the branches when they ripen. This makes harvesting easy since all you have to do is pick up the fallen fruit from the ground instead of having to climb up into trees like you would need to do if you were picking pecans or walnuts.
Last modified: October 2, 2022