Dwarf Holiday Avocado
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Dwarf Holiday Avocado is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.
Persea americana 'Holiday'
Holiday Avocado is a dwarf variety with an excellent rich avocado flavor. Large fruit up to 30 ounces and heavy set make this a great choice for the small garden. The tree has a top height of 12 to 15 feet grown mostly as a tall bush. A type A flower, it can be included in limited space to offer pollen to a favorite type B plant. There is no sacrifice on flavor as the Holidays flavor rates up with the most popular flavored avocado varieties. The plants size and evergreen nature make it a perfect choice for screening out an undesirable view. The Holiday Avocado can be pruned to any height and trained to a hedge. Holiday avocado bears fruit from Labor Day to New Year's Day.
8' - 12' height
8' - 12' height
Plant 15' away from other trees and buildings
Avocados like fast-draining organic soil. Avocado trees prefer full sun but young trees need some protection from hot sun until they develop dense foliage. Water avocados on a regular basis during warm seasons. Avocados do not like cold damp soil and can easily develop root rot if they remain wet for long periods. They are also sensitive to cold and may require proection from frost. Avocados are often alternate bearing and the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second avocado tree.