Return to the Tropical Fruits Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Uncles avocado

Posted by HawaiiFruitGrower none (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 11, 13 at 19:58

Here's a pic if my uncles avocado tree!! The variety is unknown but it's the best I've ever eaten, it's a big fruit very buttery high oil content, my uncle moved into this house 55 yrs ago and the tree was already 40 yrs old so I guess this tree would be about 95 yrs old, it is about 40 ft tall( he trims it alot) right now it has a lot if blooms!


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Uncles avocado

If it's a seedling, it would be good to have someone graft it onto new rootstock. You might have a winning new variety on your hands!


 o
RE: Uncles avocado

john, im pretty sure its a seedling, i have a few rootstock that im waiting for to mature so i can graft some budwood from this tree its a very good avocado for here in hawaii very buttery, kind of big, slight oblong shape, and very beautiful purple color. And thanks i will become a member on tropicalfruitforum, and thats to bad your sons dont have the same interest, im glad i have this hobby, it runs through my veins my whole family have an agriculture back ground and including a green thumb. For me its a learning process and very fun hobby that i hope to become my job in the future.
Aloha~Brennan


 o
RE: Uncles avocado

Aloha. Good luck, Brennan! Both with the avocado variety and your future plans. My younger son, who is studying to be an engineer, says someday he wants to have a large enough place to grow most of his own food so I guess there's hope for him, although I might have to become his gardener-in-residence!


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Tropical Fruits Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here