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Avocado 'Catalina' (Persia americana)

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For Cuban Americans, Catalina avocados are symbolic of exponential growth. This Persea americana variety was naturalized to Florida, where it remains a Hispanic American food staple. Catalina avocados bear large fruit, which ripen on the tree, maintaining a bright green color. This West Indian avocado cultivar bears fruit with yellow, creamy flesh. It has a sweeter flavor profile than the Mexican cultivars sold commercially. With peak fruit maturing from Summer to early Fall, enjoy Catalina avocado for a tropical immersion that’s unique to the vibrant cultures and people of the tropical lowlands.

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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Medium: 4" Coconut Coir Pot
Large: 6" Peat Pot
X-Large: 8-10" Pot 
Citrus: 4x14" Pot

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There are so many reasons to grow Avocados. Avocados are a very fun and nutritious fruit to grow in your food forest or edible landscape! Plus, they are a great source of healthy, cholesterol-free fats!

Avocados are full of vitamins like Potassium, Folate, Magnesium and Vitamins A, K, E, B and C.

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