The year-round avocado. Distinctive for its skin that turns from green to purplish-black when ripe; the Hass is the leading variety of California Avocado and has an excellent shelf life. This variety was developed in La Habra CA in 1926. The fruit has high oil content. The most encountered Avocado. Ripens Feb. to Oct.
An extremely popular mid-winter green variety with high oil content. Bacon is a green-skinned variety of good quality & high yield. Bacon is a medium-sized fruit. This variety is perfect for OC gardens as it was developed in Buena Park in 1954. Ripens Oct. to Jan.
A premium winter variety with large high-quality fruit. Pinkerton is a high-quality avocado with small seeds. This is a frost sensitive Guatemalan Variety developed in 1972 that makes a large spreading tree. Ripens Oct. to Jan.
The summertime variety. A large round fruited variety with a high-quality creamy flesh. The trees are columnar & grow taller than wide. This is a great variety for coastal areas it was developed in Carlsbad, California in 1948. Ripens June to Nov.
A Dwarf Avocado! This avocado variety is perfect for smaller home orchards & is one of the best Avocado for containers. It grows up to 20 to 25 feet tall & wide. It bears when rather small. Ripens May to Sept.
Another excellent North Mexican variety. The small fruits are similar to Mexicola in taste & appearance, but the seed is not as big. This is a nice dense compact tree that tolerates less than perfect conditions. To top it all off this variety is very frost resistant. Ripens Sept. to Nov.
One of the best tasting Avocados. This variety was developed in Pasadena, CA in 1910. The trees are dense & vigorous & are remarkably frost tolerant compared to most Avocados. The tasty fruits are small but plentiful. The skin is paper thin making it perfect for fresh eating. Ripens Aug. to Oct.
The original California Standard. This variety is from Mexico where its name means strong. It earned this name because the tree is tough & resilient to diseases & frost. This variety was once the dominant commercial variety in California (but the skin was too soft for shipping). Ripens Nov. to June
This avocado is a dwarf variety perfect for smaller home orchards. It grows up to 10 to 15 feet tall. This is the best Avocado variety for containers. It bears when rather small. The fruit are large, up to 30oz. Ripens Aug. to Jan.