|Jenna Horine spotted this splitting almond hull.|
|Hull split stages - initial separation|
|Hull starts to open up.|
|Initial drying of the almond.|
|Completely dry. (UC IPM photos)|
- Continue monitoring trees until 95 to100 percent of the fruit at eye level are visibly split.
- Shake a few trees to determine if nut removal is satisfactory. If not, try again in a few days.
- Harvest blocks with poorest sanitation first.