Avocado Trees

I have a huge avocado tree with large smooth skinned fruit that stays green when ripe

Zone 90278 | Anonymous added on November 4, 2019 | Answered

Never see this type In a store. A bit watery for guac.but delicious on a sandwich or salad. Can you name that tune ?

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Answered on November 6, 2019
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Answered on November 5, 2019

Avocados that come from California have pebbly skin. Florida growers use a different cultivar that has smooth skin. In total, there are 15 cultivars. Here is a detailed rundown on Florida varieties: https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/FloridaAvocadoVarieties.pdf. If you are curious, there is a California Avocado Commission that has an online rundown of California varieties.

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