Ferraduel is partner variety to Ferragnès. Of the French varieties, Ferragnès (approximately 60%) and Ferraduel (approximately 30% of production) are among the most important varieties in France.
Origin: France (INRA), Bordeaux 1966, crossing Aï x Cristomorto
Vigour: the tree grows moderately strong, final height is 3-4 m, by cutting its canopy almond tree can be easily adjusted to suit the limited space in a small garden
Site requirements: sunny place, soil well drained and aerated
Blossom: late (like Ferragnès) in March. Ferraduel can be pollinated with Ferragnès and other late-flowering varieties.
Fruits: large, oval, hard shell, large kernel. Very good quality with a delicious taste, kernel content 30%, no double kernels.
Harvest saeson: late, end of September
Yield: very productive, regular yields. Almonds can be stored for more than a year after harvest.
Disease resistance: resistant to monillosis which can attack blooming flowers, tolerant to other fungal diseases
Frost resistance: very good, we recommend planting up to 400 m above sea level
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