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Persea americana 'Simmonds'
Persea americana 'Simmonds'
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Ships in 10 inch Nursery Pot, 20-24 inches in height.


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Ships in 10" nursery pot. 24 inches in height.

Ships in 10 inch Nursery Pot, 20-24 inches in height.

'Simmonds' (possibly from a seed of Pollock). This large avocado is oblong to pear-shaped; it has smooth light green skin and good flavor. Medium sized seeds. Simmonds bears more regularly than Pollock but is less vigorous.

 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 'Simmonds'
Common Names Alligator Pear, 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 Simmonds
Salt Tolerance Low
Grow Zone 9a-10b
Grow Zones
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