Avocado

Fruit Information for Avocado

AVOCADO

Plant Leaf Bloom Young Fruit Mature Fruit
Avocado Plant Avocado Leaf Avocado Bloom Young Avocado Fruit Mature Avocado Fruit
Common Name: Avocado Scientific Name: Persea americana
Other Names: Avocado, Alligator Pear, Aguacate, Palta
PH Range: acidic or alcaline soil. Salt Tolerance: ???
Cold Tolerance: Killed at 28 F (average). Soil Type: tolerant of acidic or alcaline soil.
Size: Can reach 80 ft. Varieties: Anaheim, Bacon, Creamhart, Duke, Fuerte, Ganter, Gwen, Hass, Jim, Lula, Lyon, Mexicola, Mexicola Grande, Murrieta Green, Nabal, Pinkerton, Queen, Puebla, Reed, Rincon, Ryan, Spinks, Topa Topa, Whitsell, Wurtz, Zutano
Comments: Avocados never ripen on the tree. They will fall to the ground first before ripenning and becoming soft and ready to eat.


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