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Article with monthly plant care reminders for taking care of avocado trees for the home gardener.
Plant Encyclopedia which can be used to create plant lists, research and find plant care reminders.
Article with a comprehensive overview of planting and caring for avocado trees in southern California and links to many other articles which go into more detail based on specific subject.
Article with detailed information for the home gardener about growing, choosing and treating avocados.
Video (below) with very detailed and comprehensive information. Our favorite video to date.
Website with a lot of resources for home gardener and farmers.
Article with detailed information about culture, origin, description and cultivar lists.
Article with history of Hass avocado, overview of different varieties and general growing information.
Videos with profiles of a number of varieties of avocados including Reed, Lamb, Fuerte, Bacon, Stewart, Sharwil, Gem, Gwen, Sir Prize, Pinkerton, Puebla, and more to come.
Article about when different varieties of avocado ripen in Ventura County California and how to tell the correct time to harvest them.
Article with detailed information and practical experience picking different varieties of avocados in Southern California.
Article a large list of know varieties of avocados detailing differences in fruit. This whole website has a lot of information.
Chart comparing 27 varieties of avocados grown in Orange County California including ripening times, tree and fruit size, fruit color and much more.
Website with a number of resources for home gardeners in California for growing, caring and buying avocados.
Article with numerous links to other articles about known diseases associated with growing avocados and suggested treatments.
Article with information broken into 1. What the Problem Looks Like, 2. Probable Cause and 3. Control Measure.
Article with a gallery of photos of avocado leaves along with explanations of why they look the way they do.
Article and video (below) with a homemade test on ways to keep cut avocados from browning. Not comprehensive but an interesting experiment.
Article which is science based and detailed about treatment of the Persea Mite on plants.