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Q.How To Tell When Lamb Hass Avocado Is Ready To Pick

Zone 94534 | Jbell added on October 18, 2020 | Answered

We have a bacon avocado tree and a lamb Hass avocado tree. Usually the lamb Hass avocados are ripe by now but this year still not ripe. We had the tree pruned this summer and that may have affected it. Trying find good resource for avocado trees

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Answered on October 20, 2020

Your university extension has some good resource fact sheets on avocados. Lamb Haas usually are harvested from May to August. Only light pruning is needed for shape or to maintain size. Remove damaged or diseased limbs at any time. Also remove any suckers that grow below the graft.

This publication tells how to determine ripeness:


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