Mexicola Seedling Avocado Tree is prized for its hardiness, early ripening and excellent fruit quality. Great for salads, guacamole and all the other ways we use this delicious black skin avocado. Please note that while hardy enough to survive colder areas fruit will not set where there is winter frost.
Latin Name: Persea americana var. drymifolia
Site and Soil: Avocados like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil. If growing in pots, use coarse, well-drained, potting soil and water sparingly.
Pollination Requirements: These seedlings should be partially self-fertile. Planting two trees will increase yields.
Hardiness: Mexicola seedlings are hardy to about 15 F.
Bearing Age: 3-4 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height, smaller with pruning.
Bloom Time: Late winter/early spring
Ripening Time: Winter
Yield: 20-30 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Avocados are not bothered by significant pest or disease problems.
USDA Zone: 8
Sunset Western Zone: 9, 16-24 & warmer locations in 8, & 14-15
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed