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Avocado Persea americana

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
PER-see-uh a-mer-ih-KAY-na
Description

Avacado is an evergreen tropical tree in the laurel famly with large rich fatty fruits.  It is native to Central America.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#edible fruits#problem for horses#tropical tree#tropical feel
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#edible fruits#problem for horses#tropical tree#tropical feel
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Persea
    Species:
    americana
    Family:
    Lauraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Central America
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Cultural Conditions:
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    10b, 10a, 11b, 11a, 12b, 12a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Green
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Problem for Horses