Avocado - Hass (A)

Persea americana

Hass Avocado Fruit Developing on Fruit Tree By sandid [CC0 1.0] (Photo Credits)

Most popular variety due to both its superior taste and excellent keeping qualities. Medium sized, pear-shaped fruit has an excellent creamy, flesh. The leathery rough dark-purple skin turns to black when ripe. H Aug-Dec
Other Names: #NJ

$64.00 ($64.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Avocado - Hass (A)

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 5-10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1+ Beneficial (cross pollination helps with fruit set)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months August, September, October, November, December

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Pollinators 998, 999, 1000, 1006, 1007

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Pollinators for the Avocado - Hass (A)

Cross pollinate with one of these varieties for fruit set

Avocado - Bacon (B)

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Upright vigorous avocado producing pear shaped fruit of medium quality. Most cold hardy variety, down to -5degC. Great for Victoria. H March - May

Avocado - Edranol (B)

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The flesh is a buttery yellow creamy flesh with a delicious flavour. The skin is dark with bright green bumps and is rough textured. It grows best in coastal areas, in inland regions the skin turns russet brown.

Avocado - Fuerte (B)

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Pear shaped fruit, small to medium in size with slightly rough, thin green skin. The flesh is of a buttery texture with excellent flavour. Vigorous spreading tree that bears biennially. Harvest April - June

Avocado - Sharwill (B)

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A medium sized fruit with rough green skin closely resembling the Fuerte but slightly more oval in shape. The fruit has a rich flavour, good oil content and small seed. Sensitive to frost. H June, Aug The Sharwill represents up to 20% of all avocadoes grown in NSW, is a regular and moderate bearer with excellent quality fruit.

Avocado - Shepard (B)

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A small to medium pear-shaped fruit with thick, green skin that peels easily. The fruit has an excellent flavour, medium oil content and does not turn brown when cut. H Feb/March The tree has a spreading habit and is a high yielding. It displays good resistance to frost and anthracnose.

Avocado - Hass (A) Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

MungoMango1
★★★ 4months ago

BIGGENDEN, QLD, Australia

Hopefully it will bear fruit at a different time to the REED so that we can have Avocadoes most of the year round..

Amanda
★★★★★ 1y ago

LESCHENAULT, WA, Australia

Easy to grow. Lovely fruit. Self pollinating (but way better now we have a bee hive also) We harvest after winter - around November, as the fruit tastes so much better after the cold weather and it's water content drops. A great choice for a backyard t...

Prab410
★★★★ 2y ago

DERRIMUT, VIC, Australia

Matured, nice canopy

Aaron Siemienow1
★★★★ 2y ago

GEROGERY, NSW, Australia

Just palnted this year. will protect it, and see if it stands up to the frosts.

Pignatsproduce1
★★★★ 4y ago

SELECT Your Suburb, QLD, Australia

Love them and so expensive to buy

Serendipity1
★★★★★ 4y ago

SAMFORD VALLEY, QLD, Australia

Bought from Daleys 18 months ago and has fruited already!

banjo1
★★★★ 4y ago

THIRROUL, NSW, Australia

abundant fruit hassle free

jimmy2
★★★★★ 4y ago

TALLY VALLEY, QLD

this one i grafted myself with stock from a brought avo and scion from a purchased hass avo tree from daleys. it has had awesome site prep, tons of compost, a sturdy shelter and regular watering. the results show as it has overtaken the tree i took the...

Mwanzo151
★★ 5y ago

BELLBIRD PARK, QLD, Australia

Another favourite fruit of mine

LissyK1
★★★ 5y ago

MAREEBA, QLD, Australia

Bought as a seedling, so I am in for a wait before I will get fruit. I was worried about putting it in the ground as it looked a little flimsy, but is happy, and doing well. Standing up to the brutal Mareeba sun.

Newbie2
★★★★ 5y ago

MERMAID WATERS, QLD, Australia

Nice creamie, smooth fruit. Plant the trees about 1.5 metres apart so hopefully they will dwarf each other as advocated by some gardening gurus

Westy1
★★★★ 5y ago

KENSINGTON GARDENS, SA

We purchased this 5ft tree from a local nursery for a good price. We built a large mound to improve drainage (we have clay soils) using a combination of quality soil from under an acacia baileyana, composted chicken poo/straw and a bit of cow manure. W...

Rissa
★★★★ 5y ago

Wongawallan, QLD, Australia

Susseptable to pests, easy to grow, heavy fruit bearing. Not eaten by local wildlife

**KG**
★★★★★ 6y ago

Bardon, QLD, Australia

This was in the yard when we bought the property looking very bedraggled - knowing nothing of avocado, we just left it - and it grew like crazy. No idea how old, or what stock it was, but each year has set at least 50 fruit, and we have harvested at le...

Justin1
★★★ 6y ago

COBURG, VIC, Australia

Produces a decent amount of fruit.  But needs protection from harsh sun. Does best in partial shade.

Daisy5
★★★★ 6y ago

DEER PARK, VIC

Root: Zutano HxW 10x9Pick: 9OND1 - sunrayasia P: 45678 - jason2014-11-15 H 60cm, in pot

Russ3
★★★★★ 7y ago

EARLVILLE, QLD, Australia

Recovered great from last wet season when I nearly lost it, I only just mannaged to dry the roots out before it rotted down to graft. Now it's had a year to establish I hope it handles the wet a bit better this year

Emma
8y ago

Queenscliff, VIC, Australia

Avocado - Hass (A)

Have a 6 year old Hass growing in the same garden as a 12year old bacon in Queenscliff, Victoria. Hass is sheltered between a mature fig & mature olive. Has never struggled, is 2 m tall and has held on well to 1st heavy crop. Bacon never had crop.

bizibee
★★★★ 9y ago

FERNTREE GULLY, VIC, Australia

Avocado trees are great looking trees. Bought it at a nursery this year and planted it next to my other avocado tree, with a mix of dirt,cow manure and compost. It is north facing getting full sun.  Seadsoled a month ago. It seems do be doing well ...

jimmy2
★★★ 9y ago

TALLY VALLEY, QLD

growing slowly but steadily. they seem to grow in spurts.2016 1 avo the size of a golf ball last season but no flowers this year even though other hass avo is flowering.  plant looks a little sick.  i have come to realise planting avocado trees is l...

Ross Clothier
9y ago

Blacktown, NSW

Avocado - Hass (A)

I am in the west suburbs of sydney, my has is in its 2nd fruiting season, the tree flourished to 4 metres, we had about 50 young fruit last october and had a cold snap all but 2 survived and are still on the tree now june 2011 i am going to plant a B

Jamie Long
9y ago

Oswego, NY

Avocado - Hass (A)

A friend came over with their 2 year old son, and the young man snapped off the top of one of the two Avocado shoots. One died, and the other one that was topped off, shot right up! One year later, our only & lonely avocado has grown to over 2 1/2 feet!

Edward3
★★ 10y ago

CARLINGFORD, NSW, Australia

Tree is very susceptible to sun scald during hot summer days in Sydney when temperatures exceed 35 deg C. Causes leaf and branch dieback. Have now removed the tree because it continued to die back in hot weather.

Claire1
★★ 10y ago

Bayswater, wa, Australia

Attractive tree, taste of fruit,

MandaB
10y ago

Greenbank, Qld, Australia

The leaves drooped then fell off, its still in the ground perhaps alive....help! Both my avocados have died the same way but the mango seems happy? thinking I may have a soil bacteria problem or it may be drainage.....

Winston1
★★ 10y ago

, Qld, Australia

Grown from seed.

Jason2
★★★★★ 10y ago

Portland, Vic, Australia

Hass is probably the best variety for cool climates, the pollination in cold weather is outstanding good compared to most Avocados

Toby1
★★★ 10y ago

Marburg, QLD, Australia

This tree just exploded into new shoots in the last 2 weeks, I am very excited about getting fruit off it, hopefully next year.

TracyBlack1
★★ 10y ago

Aberglasslyn, nsw, Australia

This has not fully fruited as yet, the birds ate all the new buds off last year so this year we are ready with netting. We didn't feed much the past years now we have woken up. 

Jason
10y ago

Portland, VIC

Avocado - Hass (A)

Type A Avocados are the best for Southern Victoria, Hass will do very well. Just make sure you also have a type B for pollination but perhaps not Sharwill, it doesn't seem happy in the cold. Ettinger is the best pollinator for Hass but it wont fruititself

LittleEden1
10y ago

Mulbring, NSW, Australia

struggling to establish with hot sun and cold winters

Margssubtropical1
★★★ 11y ago

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this poor bugger has been ringbarked  I have bridge grafted but do not know if it will work  all I can say is my fingers are crossed looks like she will survive as the bridge grafts did the trick  there was no flowering but a fair bit of new growth...

BJ
★★★★ 11y ago

Keperra, QLD, Australia

In ground for around 1 year. I've knocked off first heavy flower/small fruit flush to allow to root well. Growing very quickly and strong. Gets near full sun until late afternoon.Wanted the Wurtz, but picked up the Hass by mistake. Not dissapointed at ...

KathK
★★★★★ 11y ago

SAFETY BAY, WA, Australia

Had a radical prune as was too tall & had been butchered by the horse. 

ShammasGarden1
★★ 11y ago

Leongatha, VIC, Australia

Planted in the ground back in May.  Was going fine until a rabbit or possum stripped some leaves off the tree.  Have mulched tree and put some bird netting around it to protect from the rabbit or possum.

Caroline1
★★★★★ 11y ago

Dudley, NSW, Australia

Growing fairly slowly but no problems, especially after placing shade cloth to protect from westerly wind and sun. not fruiting yet

Suzi
12y ago

Alstonville, NSW, Australia

Avocado - Hass (A)

Alice (Toowoomba) The small hard bits in the avo could be stings from the fruit spotting bug...as yet, no biological control. U could spray something nasty???

M @ J Mc>culloch
13y ago

Perth, W.A., Australia

Avocado - Hass (A)

Have big intentions to grow after all the reading on this site. thanks everyone...march, 08

Ray
13y ago

Central Coast, NSW, Australia, Australia

Avocado - Hass (A)

Responds well to light regular dressing of dynamic lifter during growing season. 40-50 fruits in its third year

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