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Item Number: FT601

Sir Prize Avocado Tree (Potted)

Sir Prize Avocado Tree (Potted)

A Hass type avocado

  • Ships in May
  • USDA Zones: 9-10
  • Protect Below: 30°F
  • Harvest Time: Winter
  • A Hass type with black skin and 10-20 oz. fruit
  • Fruit does not oxidize when cut or kept refrigerated
  • Grafted onto Mexicola Grande rootstock
  • B TYPE
  • Mature tree is 25-35 feet

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 start bearing 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.

 

For more information, 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 2023
$59.99
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Description

  • Ships in May
  • USDA Zones: 9-10
  • Protect Below: 30°F
  • Harvest Time: Winter
  • A Hass type with black skin and 10-20 oz. fruit
  • Fruit does not oxidize when cut or kept refrigerated
  • Grafted onto Mexicola Grande rootstock
  • B TYPE
  • Mature tree is 25-35 feet

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 start bearing 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.

 

For more information, 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

Ships from Northern CA.

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

    Organic Status : 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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