Trees & Shrubs Size Chart
Sub-tropical, evergreen tree produces creamy, delicious avocados that ripen December through January. Fruits usually grow to about 10-12 ounces with green skin. Type B variety with flowers blooming male in the morning, and female in the evening.
Plant with Flower Carpet® Rose
- Landscape Size: 30' tall, 30' wide
- Light Requirement: Full Sun
- Water Needs: Moderate
- Sunset Zone: 9, 15-24
- Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Attributes: Evergreen, Attracts Birds, Fruiting, Edible Fruit
These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.
Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.
Green Thumb Guide
Plant in well draining, nitrogen enriched soil. Protect from frost in the first few years after planting. 'Bacon' is a Mexican variety of avocado and is a B-type with flowers blooming female in the morning, receptive to pollen in the afternoon, then reopen as males the next morning to shed the pollen. Plant with an A-type such as 'Hass' to ensure good production.