Blossoming Almond Tree, עץ השקדייה

Ein Karem (Jerusalem) and Beit Guvrin

February 15, 2007


Among the Hebrews, it was a symbol of watchfulness and promise due to its early flowering.
The Almond tree is referred to in the Bible as "Shaked", meaning "hasten".


Amygdalus communis


Israel native plants and trees: Almond tree in Ein Karem
Ein Karem


Almond tree in Beit Guvrin
Beit Guvrin


Amygdalus communis
Beit Guvrin