Very popular avocado that produces delicious and creamy medium-sized fruit
This is a A-type Avocado. To improve pollination and fruit set plant near a B-type Avocado such as Cleopatra. Best suited to warmer areas in New Zealand. Frost tender especially when young however it is hardy to -2 to -3°C once established.
Grows 6 x 4m
Full sun. Prefers free-draining soil rich in organic matter. They can struggle in heavier clay soil and are more prone to phytophtoras.
Dig a hole around 60-90cm deep. Backfill mixing in compost, sheep pellets and your top soil.
Gently plant into the loosened soil and feed with Nature's Organic Fertiliser. Try to avoid disturbing the roots as they can be quite delicate.
Feed every 3-4 months with Aquaticus Organic Garden Booster.