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Avocado 'Choquette' (Persia americana)

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Choquette Avocados are a self-pollinating Persea americana variety bred by Remi D. Choquette Sr. in Miami, Florida. A member of the Lauraceae family along with all other Avocado varieties, this tropical/subtropical evergreen fruit tree is a late-season variety, bearing hearty harvests in late-fall through winter, weighing in at around 3 lbs. per fruit. 

Growing up to 30 ft. tall, the Choquette Avocado tree takes up less space than some of the larger Avocado varieties, making them great additions for a food forest wanting to save a bit of space! On top of that, they have relative cold tolerance, withstanding cold spells of 25 degrees fahrenheit. Lovely to watch blossom, the trees fill with small yellow-green blossoms and dense foliage.  

Lovingly nicknamed the Alligator Pear or Florida Avocado due to its origin, Choquette Avocados grow deep-green, glossy and easy to peel fruits. Under their leathery skin, they reveal rich, creamy mesocarp (flesh) with a hint of pineapple perfume, perfect for smoothies, guacamole, face masks or just topping on toast!

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


Growth Rate:

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

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

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