Avocado Fruit Tree

Avocado Fruit Tree
Botanical Name: Persea americana

The avocado, In Florida's early days it was known as Alligator Pear,

Avocados are pear-shaped fruits that grow on tropical evergreen trees.
They generally have a rough, green outer skin, buttery flesh, and large seed in the middle. Coming in many shapes, sizes, colors, and textures, their flavor is often described as mildly nutty and creamy.

Avocados are eaten fresh out of the pod or most famously prepared as guacamole, but also used in salads, sandwiches and sauces.

Avocados comes in two varieties, Type A and Type B.

Type A avocados are quite Hass-like, or descendants from Hass itself. That is, they have thick firm skin with rich and nutty flesh, high in oil content. They’re known to be exceptionally creamy.
 
Type B avocados are considered “Green-skins”. They’re usually more thin-skinned, fragile, and may have slightly more watery flesh with lower oil content.

Fruit Ripens:  April- December (Depending on the Variety)

Mature height: 15-40 feet (Depending on the Variety)

Sunlight : Full Sun

Self-Pollinating: Yes

USDA Zone 7-10

Avocado Fruit Tree