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Persea americana Avogado tree Alpukat Lauracae
 

Persea	americana, Avogado,  Alpokat, Alpukat

 

Persea americana, Avogado,  Alpokat, Alpukat

This species can reach a height of 60 ft (18 m). Persea americana, Avogado,  Alpokat, Alpukat
Its glossy, dark green leathery leaves are shed continuously all year.
The small greenish flowers, held in the axils, are followed by pear-shaped, nutritious, green or black fruit.
The stem is usually erect.
The avocado is tender to both frost and dry conditions, and can be nurtured in mild climates well south and north of the tropics.
There are many named cultivars, each with different growth patterns and requirements. Persea americana, Avogado,  Alpokat, Alpukat
Flowering colors: Green
Cultivation:Fast growing, they can be untidy trees as they drop leaves constantly.
Although self-fertile, at least 2 trees are required for good crops.
Persea demand rich soil, perfect drainage, ample moisture when fruiting and full sun and are best sheltered from strong winds.
Cutting-grown or grafted plants are superior to seedlings.

  

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