Bacon Avocado Tree (Standard) (Potted) - FT600

Bacon Avocado Tree (Standard)
Growing Avocados

Growing Avocados

  • Up to 6 potted trees may be combined in a single package, but cannot be combined with other items.
  • Not registered for sale in: HI, AK, PR
  • In stock. Ships from our warehouse in Northern California.

Popular Variety in Areas of Low Winter Temperatures

  • Standard on Zutano rootstock
  • Notes: Popular variety in most areas of low winter temperature. This tree grows with a medium-upright habit. The tasty, green fruit has a medium-thin skin.
  • Pollinator: B    Learn about A and B pollinators
  • Region: Guatemalan x Mexican    Learn about regions
  • Ripens: December - January
  • Fruit Size: 10 - 12 oz
  • Zone: 9
  • Protect below: 28°F

You can click the More Info tab to find a Planting and Growing Guide for avocados.

Note that the photo is of a Hass avocado.

About avocado trees:

Nearly all varieties of avocado trees can be successfully grown in areas with mild winters. If your area is susceptible to freezing temperatures, it is important to select one of the more cold hardy avocado varieties for the best results. All avocado trees need to be protected from heavy frosts and strong winds. They prefer to be planted in sunny locations with well drained soil. Most avocado trees can reach a height of 25'+ feet when fully grown. Selecting the proper location to plant your avocado tree is important for successful growing.

Cultivars of avocados have two different kinds of flowers, "A flowers" and "B flowers". Some cultivars have only "A flowers" and some have only "B flowers". Production is best with cross-pollination between two cultivars, one with A flowers and one with B flowers.  "A flowers" are receptive to pollen in the morning and shed pollen the following afternoon while "B flowers" are receptive to pollen in the afternoon, and shed pollen the following morning. Consequently from a technical standpoint, production is best with cross-pollination between two cultivars, one with A flowers and one with B flowers.

But the reality is, most cultivars of avocado seem to get better and better at producing fruits as they get older, another pollinator or not. And if you live in a good avocado growing climate, there's almost invariably another avocado tree in the neighborhood that will be your avocado tree's buddy in the next many years.

We guarantee that potted trees will arrive in good viable condition. If they do not, contact Customer Service immediately. As they are evergreen and thus not dormant, they are not subject to the Bare-Root Limited Replacement Guarantee.

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Bacon Avocado Tree (Standard) (Potted)

How do you rate this product? *

  1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars
Related Content from ourGrowOrganic... for Life!

July 14, 2014 - GrowOrganic
October 10, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Choose the right avocado for your region Avocado trees are divided into three main types: Guatemalan, Mexican, and West Indian. Mexican avocados Mexican varieties are the most cold tolerant and need protection for the foliage at 20°F. Mexican… read more»
October 10, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Does your avocado have an A flower or a B flower? Just when you think you’ve got all your fruit tree information down—along comes a new twist. Avocado trees are divided into two camps by the kinds of flowers they have: A flowers and B flowers.… read more»