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Avocado 'Little Cado'

Avocado 'Little Cado'
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Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

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Fast growing evergreen tree bares creamy, decadent avocados that ripen may through September. Fruits usually grow to about 8-14 ounces medium-thin skin. Smaller growing tree requires less pruning to maintain a manageable sizes. 

Plant with Trailing Rosemary


  • Landscape Size: 8'-12' tall, 8'-12' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 9, 15-24
  • Growth Habit: Columnar, Weeping
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Evergreen, Attracts Birds, Fruiting, Edible Fruit

See Green Thumb Guide below for region specific information.


Green Thumb Guide

Plant in well draining, nitrogen enriched soil. Protect from frost in the first few years after planting. 'Little Cado' is a hybrid of Guatemalan and Mexican avocados and is generally considered to be both an A and B type. Planting near another avocado or other pollinator attracting plants will increase production.

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

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)



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