Yellow Paperflower

Highway Haven Nursery

17 Paperbark Cl

West Ballina, 2478, NSW

Sat: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sun: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Weekdays: by arrangement

Tel: 0466 956 110

small mudmap to find us

Avocado fruit grafted Hass avocado tree in 4 litre bag

Avocado Trees



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Avocado trees like full sun, well drained soils and adequate water



Frequently asked questions


Grafted trees grow true to variety

and may fruit within 1-2 years
seed grown trees may take 7 years to fruit

Type A and type B flowering

Avocado varieties are categorized according to flowering “habit”, into type A and B
They are partially self-fertile so can produce some fruit as a single tree.
Type A is most self fertile
Yields will be increased if there is a tree of each type.

Do I need to mix varieties?

"Varieties do not need to be mixed at planting, at least in eastern Australia. In most production areas of eastern Australia, pollination and fruit set are adequate in single variety blocks of trees. However, in colder areas such as Sunraysia–Riverland and the south-west of Western Australia, some mixing of varieties may be beneficial for improving pollination and fruit set. Seek specialist advice before proceeding. Also remember that the introduction of bee hives at the correct stage of flowering may be as important in improving yields as the mixing of varieties."
from Avocado Information Kit, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries archive of scientific and research publications



Varieties


varieties of avocado fruits

Avocado Variety Identifier

Avocado Information Kit, Agrilink, DPI Qld


by Sustainable Gardening Australia


Varieties by picture

HawaiiFruit.net


Avocado Variety Database

University of California


Avocado Variety List

University of California




Growing info


Avocado Information Kit

Agrilink, your growing guide to better farming guide

Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries archive of scientific and research publications



Avocado Growing

Agfact H6.1.1 Third edition 2003

NSW Agriculture



Avocados

Sustainable gardening Australia


Planting and growing avocados

Queensland Government, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries




Grafted Avocado trees


Size - 0.7 - 1.2m tall, in 4 litre citrus bags
$55 each


Freight

We can freight avocado trees to the East Coast, email us for a delivery quote - nursery@hwyhaven.com.au

please include which trees you might like and your street address so we can quote delivery costs



Bulk Grafted Avocados available by pre-order

enquires - nursery@hwyhaven.com.au

Bacon grafted avocado tree

B-flower type
most cold tolerant
medium sized quality fruit
harvest about March-May

Out of Stock

Fuerte grafted avocado tree

B-flower type
Vigorous, large spreading tree
Pear-shaped fruit, green when ripe
early maturing

Out of Stock

Hass grafted avocado tree

A-flower type
Fruit, semi pear shaped with lopsided flat base
pebbly thick skin, black when ripe
matures mid season

Available

Hazzard grafted avocado tree

A-flower type
Large tree ~9m x 10m
Medium sized pear shaped, great tasting fruit, skin turn black with ripening
late maturing, harvest about Aug to Dec

Out of Stock

Pinkerton grafted avocado tree

A-flower type
About 3.5-4m
Green fruit, green when ripe
low branch growing tree with the odd vigorous shoot

Out of Stock

Reed grafted avocado tree

A-flower type
large round, smooth skinned, fruit
late maturing, harvest about Aug to Dec

Out of Stock

Rincon grafted avocado tree

A-flower type
Dwarf variety, suitable for coastal areas, doesn't like frost
small to medium fruit with a glossy green skin
fruits about July-Sept

Available

Sharwill grafted avocado tree

B-flower type
large, vigorous tree
Oval fruit, green when ripe, coarse skin
mid-season
Australian developed variety

Out of Stock

Shepard grafted avocado tree

B-flower type
Semi-dwarf
Pear shaped fruit, green when ripe
Early maturing, can have two main flowering periods

in a few weeks

Wurtz grafted avocado tree

A-flower type
small compact, weeping tree, maybe only grow to 4m or so
Medium sized pear shaped, rich fruit, dark green skin
late maturing, harvest about Sept-Oct

Available

More varieties available again early 2021

Group of grafted Avocado trees