-.oo at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Thu Aug 31 15:04:20 EST 2000
At the risk of being obvious: if the kernel is sweet it's a sweet
almond and if it's bitter, well, you get the idea...
Bitter and sweet almonds are the same species. I believe bitterness is
controled by a single gene.
It doesn't take much of a taste to let you know. A bitter almond is
bitter indeed. Of course, you don't want to eat bitter almonds,
whatever your tolerance for bitterness, but a tiny taste won't hurt.
On Wed, 30 Aug 2000 14:35:29 -0600, "Kellys news"
<aj7x at coveramsat.org> wrote:
|Does anyone know how to tell the difference between bitter almonds and sweet
|almonds. I found several trees recently where I live, and not sure which
|variety they are. Any links or info would be appreciated.
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