Home Depot dwarf avocado question

goldfinchyJuly 24, 2012

Hi all,

I bought a small 5 gal avocado tree at the Home Depot in Monrovia and having a difficulty figuring out what variety is that :(

A guy from the HD said is was a Haas, googling for dwarf Haas gave me nothing.

The lable says the following:

Dwarf Avocado

Hybrid Dwarf

Any ideas?

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calistoga_al ca 15 usda 9

I would go back to Home Depot with the label off the container, and go to customer service. They can go to their computer with the order number from the label and identify the grower. This is what they do when a plant fails and is returned, so they can charge back the grower. With the name of the grower and HDs order number you should be able to get the botanical name of your tree. Al

    Bookmark   July 27, 2012 at 9:41AM
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hoovb zone 9 sunset 23

More likely than not it is 'Littlecado', aka 'Wurtz'.

    Bookmark   July 28, 2012 at 5:19PM
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goldfinchy

Thank you, all!
Yes, I've done some research and it is a Little cado or Wurtz, like hoovb mentioned.
It is from the La Verne nursery:
http://www.lavernenursery.com/avocados/little-cado.html

    Bookmark   July 28, 2012 at 5:44PM
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