Mexicola Grande Avocado Tree

Container Size: #5

Item #2240.
Availability: In stock

We do not ship to AK, HI, US territorries, Canada or Mexico. We can not ship citrus to TX, AZ or FL.

USDA ZONES: 9-11 Outdoors
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

Mexicola Grande Avocado Tree is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.


Persea americana 'Mexicola grande'

Mexicola Grande produces small fruit with paper-thin, glossy black skin that is edible. The flesh is deep green near the skin and yellow near the seed, with a rich, nutty flavor. Mexicola is the only avocado cultivar with edible skin and leaves. The leaves have a strong anise aroma and are used to impart a unique flavor in Mexican recipes. Mexicola is the most frost resistant of all avocados.

Fruit Color:
August - October
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water
Soil Type:
Soil pH Level:
pH of 6
Tree Size:

25' - 30' height with 15' spread

Years to Bear:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
to 20° F
Primary USDA Zone Range:
9 - 11
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
Chill Hours:
Size & Spacing

25' - 30' height with 15' spread

Plant 20' away from other trees and buildings

Planting & Care

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.

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