- Avocado is a tropical fruit that shows a close resemblance to pear fruits.
- This fruit is a great source of nutrients compared to any other fruits.
- Avocado trees are a native to South Central Mexico.
- Classified as a member of the Lauraceae plant family.
- Also known as the “alligator pear”.
- Bears flowers of brown colour.
- Avocado is also known as the butter fruit in some parts.
- This plant can grow up to 30 feet.
- Mostly blooms from July through August.
- Easy to grow and culture.
- Requires full sun to grow.
- Require medium watering.
- Well-drained soil with organic fertiliser promotes growth speed.
- Pruning is necessary during every spring.
- Harvest season is from November to February.
- Take precaution while pruning since the branches can bounce back when released.
- Wear protective gear to avoid injury while pruning due to thorns
Fresh stocks are available in Capalaba Nursery