Species name: Prunus dulcis
Maltese name: Siġra tal-Lewż
English name: Almond
Status for Malta:
Non-native species, but introduced in Malta before 1492 when Columbus discovered the New World.
Flowering Time: Dec-Feb.
But they are still in bloom here in Malta, even though we are in the middle of March.
Cee’s Photo Challenge Flower of The Day
Yesterday I saw an almond tree that was already blooming, although it was mostly buds.
It’s a lovely flower.It feels like spring though it’s still winter here on the island.“Almond blossom, sent to teach us That the Spring days soon will reach us”
– Edwin Arnold –
Susan’s Flowers on Fridays
Cee’s Photo Challenge.
When the almond trees bloom here on the island, it feels like spring has come.Malta 22 January 2017