Puyricard Almonds Prepare to Bloom

Belonging to the Rosaceae family, the almond is a fruit tree with many virtues. Adapted to a mild and sunny climate, it’s in Puyricard, in the Bouches-du-Rhône region, that it is preparing to welcome its first flowers of the season...
By Justine Fiordelli

With a life expectancy of up to 100 years, the Puyricard almond, a symbol of love and virginity, is characterized by its exceptional and early flowering. Its white-pink blooms appear at the end of winter, between late February and early March, with the first sunny days of spring, before giving way in June to the harvesting of fresh almonds. Resistant to cold but vulnerable to frost, this fruit tree particularly likes the sun and is characterized by an incredible resistance to cold and drought.

Rich in carbohydrates, vitamins, proteins and nutrients, the nut from the Puyricard almond tree, famous for its unique sweet scent reminiscent of childhood, has many virtues. Providing proven and guaranteed health and beauty benefits, it is widely used in cooking for its antioxidant, nourishing and energizing properties, but with a minimum of calories. It is also very popular in cosmetics, where it works wonders. The 100% natural oil softens the skin, tones, and helps revitalize dry and damaged hair by nourishing in depth.

Puyricard Almonds Prepare to Bloom
Puyricard Almonds Prepare to Bloom
Puyricard almond blossoms ...
Photography José Nicolas
Puyricard Almonds Prepare to Bloom
Puyricard Almonds
An exceptional flowering which begins in March.
Photography José Nicolas

Latest articles

The Story of Shea: A Magic Ingredient at the Service of Women

The Story of Shea: A Magic Ingredient at the Service of Women

Since the early 1980s, L'Occitane has been committed to a fair-trade partnership with the women of Burkina Faso who make Shea butter. This exceptional ingredient takes care of women’s skin, and contributes to their empowerment.
L'OCCITANE Supports Wellbeing Practitioner Training

L'OCCITANE Supports Wellbeing Practitioner Training

Supported by the L'Occitane Foundation since the year of its creation in 2008, the Wellbeing Practitioner certificate has just been recognized by the state! A major turning point after many years of investigation.
L'OCCITANE Supports Female Entrepreneurship in Burkina Faso

L'OCCITANE Supports Female Entrepreneurship in Burkina Faso

Committed to supporting female entrepreneurship in Burkina Faso since 2006, the L'OCCITANE Foundation presents the Pepite Award for the fourth consecutive year.