Pizzuta almond of Avola
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The Avola Pizzute Almonds are the most prized almond cultivars in the world and owe their name to the elongated and pointed shape that gives them an unmistakable appearance.
The early flowering period, in the middle of winter, allows these cultivars to proliferated only in marine areas and low hills, where late frosts are very rare. For these reasons, its production area is limited to the provinces of Syracuse and Ragusa, the sunniest in Italy.
The pizzuta almond of Avola, due to its flat and elongated ellipse shape and its unique and unmistakable aroma, it is the almond chosen for confectionery and confectionery of the highest quality. Its shell, with small pores, is hard and smooth. Its seed is leathery red.