Avocado Trees

Can I Grow Avacado Fruit in Lahore, Pakistan?


Asad added on October 4, 2012 | Answered

I am living in Lahore, Pakistan. And the climate of Lahore features a hot semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSh) with rainy, long and extremely hot summers, dry and warm winters, a monsoon and dust storms. The weather of Lahore is extreme during the months of May, June and July, when the temperatures soar to 40–48°C (104–118°F). From late June till August, the monsoon season starts, with heavy rainfall throughout the province. The city’s highest maximum temperature was 48. 3°C (118. 9°F) recorded on May 30, 1944. And 48°C (118°F) was recorded on June 9, 2007.  The lowest temperature recorded in Lahore is −2. 2°C (28. 0°F) recorded on 16/17 January 1935. The highest rainfall in the city recorded during 24 hours is 221 millimetres (8. 7 in), which occurred on 13 August 2008.


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Nikki
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Answered on October 4, 2012

Yes, they will actually grow well there, though they may need cold protection if temps drop below 25 F. Here is more information on growing and caring for these trees: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/how-to-grow-figs.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/fig-cold-protection.htm

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