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Persea americana 'Choquette'
Persea americana 'Choquette'
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Ships in 14" Nursery Pot, 48 inches in height.

Persea americana 'Choquette' - also known as the Florida avocado is a Guatemalan-West Indies hybrid. Its fruit is of great quality and produces a good quantity as well. The fruit is about 6 inches long and 1 to 3 lbs. in weight. The fruit is oval shaped with a shiny, smooth green skin. The tree itself is medium-sized and makes a great shade tree. The 'Choquette' enjoys full sun. It should be kept moist, but allow for good drainage. Harvest time is late September to mid-January.

Avocados are found throughout the tropical and subtropical world with the largest avocados cultivated in Hawaii. The avocado is a multi-branched evergreen tree that matures at about 60 feet in height. The flowers are small, greenish in color and not really showy. Each flower opens twice. Plant avocados in well draining soil and water frequently. Avocados grow best and thrive in full sun. Zone 9 and higher.

Name Persea americana 'Choquette'
Common Names Alligator Pear, Aguacate, Abacate, Avocado
Grow Zone 9a-10b
Light Conditions Full Sun,Partial Sun/Shade
Water Requirements Average
PH Level 6.1-6.5
Minimum Height 20 feet
Maximum Height 30 feet
Growth Habit Moderate
Bloom Period Mid Spring-Early Summer
Bloom Color Pale Green
Fragrant Yes
Fragrance Pineapple
Best Grown In Large Containers, Outdoors
Class Magnoliopsida
Family Lauraceae
Genus Persea
Species americana
Cultivar Choquette
Salt Tolerance Low
Grow Zone 9a-10b
Grow Zones
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