Trees & Shrubs Size Chart
Sub-tropical, evergreen tree produces creamy, delicious avocados that ripen August through September. Fruits usually grow to about 4-8 ounces with shiny-black skin. A type variety with flowers blooming female in the morning, and male in the evening.
Plant with Avocado 'Bacon'
- Landscape Size: 25'-30' tall, 25'-30' width
- Light Requirement: Full Sun
- Water Needs: Moderate
- Sunset Zone: 9, 15-24
- Growth Habit: Columnar, Weeping
- Growth Rate: Slow-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. 'Mexicola' is a Mexican variety of avocado and is an A type with flowers blooming female in the morning, and male in the evening. Plant with a B type such as 'Bacon' to ensure good production.