Stuart Avocado

$71.98
Item #2250.
Availability: In stock

Container Size: 5 Gallon


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USDA ZONES: 7-9 Outdoors
 
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

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

Description

Persea mexicola

Stuart (sometimes spelled "Stewart") avocado trees produce fruit is that is small, and thin-skinned, dark purple to black in color when ripe. The flesh is clear light yellow and has a good nutty flavor. Stuart is a Mexican type avocado and is fairly cold-hardy.
Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Yellow
Ripens:
September - November
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 6
Tree Size:

25' - 30' height with 15' spread

Years to Bear:
3
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
N/A
Primary USDA Zone Range:
7 - 9
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
N/A
Chill Hours:
None
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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