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Item Number: FT605

Hass Avocado Tree (Potted)

Hass Avocado Tree (Potted)

Excellent flavor and oil content

Grow an avocado tree in your own backyard! Set your garden up for success by planting a 1 year-old tree instead of growing an avocado tree from seed.

  • Ships in May
  • Largest commercially produced variety with excellent flavor and oil content
  • Green 10-12 oz fruit turns black when ripe, with its recognizable pebbly skin
  • USDA Zones: 9-10
  • Protect Below: 32°F
  • Harvest Time: April – September, an extremely long season
  • Grafted onto Mexican Seedling rootstock
  • A Type
  • Mature tree size is 25-35 feet tall, not recommended for container growing
  • Self-fruitful in cooler climates, but fruit yield will be increased with nearby TYPE B avocado trees

These trees, measured from the top of the root ball, are 24-36” tall, with a trunk diameter between 1/4-1/2 inch. The trees are 12-18 months old and should produce fruit in their 5th year. They are planted in a 5x12" growers pot. Within a month of delivery we suggest repotting into a larger (10"-12" diameter) container or planting directly in the ground. Plant your avocado in a spot that gets at least 8 hours of sunlight.

 

For more information on how to care for an avocado, please enjoy our Resource Guide for planting and growing avocado trees.

 

Orders are sent to the grower as soon as the purchase is made. All sales are final.

 

NOTE: Order by Thursday to ship the following Wednesday*. Avocados cannot ship with other potted trees. *Trees can ship between May through June, however, avocados cannot ship during periods of very cold or very hot temperatures, therefore shipment of your trees will depend on the weather in your area. Avocado trees cannot be delayed to ship.

These are evergreen trees and thus the dormant bare root guarantee does not apply. Your trees will arrive in good, viable condition. Contact us immediately if they do not.

Pre-orders and shipments available in Spring 2024
$59.99

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Description

Grow an avocado tree in your own backyard! Set your garden up for success by planting a 1 year-old tree instead of growing an avocado tree from seed.

  • Ships in May
  • Largest commercially produced variety with excellent flavor and oil content
  • Green 10-12 oz fruit turns black when ripe, with its recognizable pebbly skin
  • USDA Zones: 9-10
  • Protect Below: 32°F
  • Harvest Time: April – September, an extremely long season
  • Grafted onto Mexican Seedling rootstock
  • A Type
  • Mature tree size is 25-35 feet tall, not recommended for container growing
  • Self-fruitful in cooler climates, but fruit yield will be increased with nearby TYPE B avocado trees

These trees, measured from the top of the root ball, are 24-36” tall, with a trunk diameter between 1/4-1/2 inch. The trees are 12-18 months old and should produce fruit in their 5th year. They are planted in a 5x12" growers pot. Within a month of delivery we suggest repotting into a larger (10"-12" diameter) container or planting directly in the ground. Plant your avocado in a spot that gets at least 8 hours of sunlight.

 

For more information on how to care for an avocado, please enjoy our Resource Guide for planting and growing avocado trees.

 

Orders are sent to the grower as soon as the purchase is made. All sales are final.

 

NOTE: Order by Thursday to ship the following Wednesday*. Avocados cannot ship with other potted trees. *Trees can ship between May through June, however, avocados cannot ship during periods of very cold or very hot temperatures, therefore shipment of your trees will depend on the weather in your area. Avocado trees cannot be delayed to ship.

These are evergreen trees and thus the dormant bare root guarantee does not apply. Your trees will arrive in good, viable condition. Contact us immediately if they do not.

Shipping Information

Cannot ship to the following states: AK, HI, PR, VI, GU

Cannot ship via USPS.

Cannot ship via SmartPost.

Cannot be picked up at our retail store.

Shipping Weight: 6.5 lb

Dimensions: 36.0"L x 5.0"W x 5.0"H

Features

    Characteristics

    USDA Growing Zone: 9 - 10

    Planting & Care

    Soil: Well drained soil, sunny locations, and wind protection. If you have heavy clay soils, it is recommended to plant your avocado tree in a raised bed (should be at least 2 feet high). We recommend planting them at least l"-2" inches above the existing soil grade and then creating a small mound around the base with a mixture of compost and well drained soil.

    Avocado trees are susceptible to root rot so you should not plant a new avocado tree in a space where an old tree had died as the soil may be contaminated.

    It is a good idea to apply a 3 to 4 inch layer of mulch to avocado trees each year to help retain soil moisture and improve soil quality. Apply mulch in spring and fall under the canopy of the tree, keep it away from the trunk of the tree.

    Water: Do not overwater avocado trees! Over watering trees in the ground in certain soils is often the number one factor in causing root rot. Avocados prefer infrequent deep root watering. It is best to allow trees to dry out before you apply water again. Avocados in containers do need consistent frequent watering.

    Pruning: Avocados should only be minimally pruned in order to shape and control size. Frequent pinching of young trees is a good method to shape the tree, rather than heavy pruning. Avocado trees can be susceptible to sunburn so newly pruned trees and young trees can be whitewashed with interior white latex paint, diluted 50-50 with water during periods of high summer heat and intense sunshine.

    Feeding: Avocado trees should be fed on a regular basis. Fertilize using well balanced citrus / avocado food using the manufacturer’s recommendations. Avocado trees that have been well feed year-round are better able to deal with cold temperatures in the winter.

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    Guarantee

    We guarantee the perishable items we sell to be in good, viable condition when we sell them. Perishable items include, but are not limited to, garlic bulbs, flower bulbs, seed potatoes, onion sets & transplants, potted or bare root trees, vegetable crowns, etc. If your perishable item arrives in substandard condition, take photographs and please contact us within 3 days of the purchase date (or delivery date) and we will provide you with a refund of the purchase price (excluding shipping costs), or a replacement. Accordingly, we urge you to open any boxes marked as ""Perishable"" immediately upon receiving them and inspect the shipment thoroughly (do not crack open heads of garlic, we do not accept claims on cracked garlic). Because some perishable items can deteriorate very quickly, we cannot accept any claims beyond the 3-day time frame as it becomes too difficult to determine if these items were delivered in substandard condition, or if they turned into such substandard condition because of having been improperly cared for or stored once delivered.

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