Avocado &

Avocado 'Monroe' (Persia Americana)

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The Monroe Avocado is a superb cold hardy variety that is a commercial favorite in Florida and throughout subtropical America.  The fruit is large, abundant, and of excellent quality.

The Monroe Avocado will bear fruit from November to January and produce rich creamy avocados that are about 1-2 pounds.  The trees can grow up to about 15 -30 feet tall with a large canopy.  Cold hardiness for Avocados depends on the variety. Monroe is cold tolerant to 25-30 degrees.

Plant Type:
Tropical/Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree

Harvest Season:
Summer to Fall, Fall to Winter
Fruiting season varies slightly depending on the variety of Avocado. 

Mature Size:
15-30 ft. 

Soil & Moisture:
Well-draining, rich in organic matter. Don't over water. Only irrigate during dry periods once established.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Medium

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-11 (frost protection until established); Patio/Greenhouse 4+
Cold hardiness for Avocado trees really varies depending on the variety. 

Propagation:
Our Avocado trees are grafted and capable to produce within 1 or 2 years

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