Cultivar; Price -PC 5107
Clone Number; PC 5107
Origin; not enough data
Royalties/ Levies; R6;30 Levy
Yield; heavy and moderate during alternate years
Fruit use; small to medium sweet tasting almonds,
Shelf-life; Approximately two years, depending on the type of processing used.
Water requirements; 8.5 to 12 Mega-litres per hectare per year
Soil type; can be grown in almost any soil type, but a well-draining soil with a pH of around 6.5 to 8 is best.
Sun requirements; at least 6 hours of full sun daily
Chill hours; 400 hours under 7°C
Pruning; Can be done to reduce pathogens, keep the orchard tidy and create pathways for workers and farm machinery. In the developmental years, pruning helps prevent the trees branches from breaking under heavy yields, but after the first two or three years it is best to keep it to a minimum.
Soil depth; All nut trees have long tap roots and thus require deep soil to thrive.
Care; Prefers long, hot summers in a climate with a low humidity.
Fertiliser requirements; Need lots of nitrogen and phosphorous for good growth
Pollination requirements; Like most almond varieties, Price does not self-pollinate and requires another compatible variety of almonds to be pollinated.
Successful test-crosses; nonpareil, mission,
Bloom time; early
Harvest time; early to mid-season
Vigor; hardy, strong
Size and shape; small to medium size, spreading
Tree age; takes 3 to 4 years before fruiting
Average life span; 20 to 25 years depending on the rootstock used.
Susceptibility to pests and disease; susceptible to jacket rot
General notes; Has a tendency to produce double kernels.