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Persea americana 'Reed'


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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Persea americana 'Reed'
Principal Common Name Avocado
Common Name(s)
Description This avocado has large, round , with a smooth,thick, green skin. They have a mild to rich flavor and have a good storing ability once cut and placed in the fridge. They are also a great choice for using in salads as they tend not to go mushing when very ripe. Harvest Aug - Dec
General Comments
Nativity Mexico
Height Range 20 - 60 FT
Spread Range 20 - 40 FT
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Leathery
Form Edible : Large Tree : Tree
Flower Color Green
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Rocky : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Edible

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