The avocado is a large spreading tree bearing fruit with a distinctive, bumpy outer rind and a smooth, creamy flesh that is rich in flavour containing a large single seed. Avocados can be eaten on their own, are high in vitamin E, perfect in salad sandwiches or sourdough with a poached egg, and is the key ingredient in guacamole.
|Growth Width — 5m|
|Growth Height — 10m|
|Fruiting Period — Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Light Requirements — Full sun|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.
Water deeply until established for the first 6 to 8 weeks.
Remove damaged or yellowing leaves as they occur.