Avocado - Reed (A)

Persea americana

Reed Avocado By Stacy Spensley [CC BY 2.0] (Photo Credits)

Large, round , thick skinned variety with a smooth, green skin. They have a mild to rich flavour and have a good storing ability once cut and placed in the fridge. They are also a great choice for using in salads as they tend not to go mushy as does a Hass when very ripe. H Aug - Dec

$64.00 ($64.00-$69.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Avocado - Reed (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 - Reed (A)

Cross Pollinate with one of these B varieties for fruit set

Avocado - Bacon (B)

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

Upright vigorous avocado producing pear shaped fruit of medium quality. It is regarded as the most cold hardy variety, sometimes surviving down to -5degC. It does require care to bring this subtropical tree through winter. Worth trying in urban Victoria or South Australia. 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)

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

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 - Reed (A) Reviews & Tips

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Aus1788
★★★★ 2months ago

BANKSIA BEACH, QLD, Australia

short bushy growth habit

MungoMango1
★★★★ 10months ago

BIGGENDEN, QLD, Australia

Love the nutty flavour of The REED, and the size of the fruit/vegetable...Beautiful..

Amanda
★★★★★ 2y ago

LESCHENAULT, WA, Australia

I love this tree - the fruit is amazing and even better if you let them hang on the tree for an extra month or two. Buttery, nutty, creamy and huge. A lovely handsome tree - very vigorous and fruits prolifically. Highly recommend and tolerates cool wea...

samoyedjaz1
★★★★ 5y ago

BEAUMONT, NSW, Australia

Arrived looking very healthy. Still waiting to plant it on my property.

Danny N1
★★★★ 5y ago

WYNN VALE, SA, Australia

I was very excited to recieve my Grafted Reed Avocado from Daleys!, but on closer inspection when i opened the box revealed that the avocado plant was riddled with Mealey Bugs - i mean they were everywhere on the avocado plant, other than that plant wa...

Carlos Correia
7y ago

Perth, WA, Australia, Australia

Avocado - Reed (A)

Large avocado

Markmelb
★★★★ 8y ago

MOUNT WAVERLEY, VIC, Australia

Growing in 430mm Pot and doing well - Update Dec 27 2013 Reed just finished flowering and set some fruit this time hope they hold as I know they get big - had no pollinators around as they finished well over a month ago

plymouthrocks
10y ago

Kadina, SA, Australia

Taste and health value of avocadoes.

Jonathon
★★★★ 11y ago

SPEERS POINT, NSW, Australia

Planted in a pot to see how it went and it is thriving!

Rosalie1
★★ 11y ago

Image Flat, QLD, Australia

Purchased at Yandina Market 30/1/10Planted along border fence line just below ramp.  Drowned  :(

albert1
★★★ 12y ago

Goodna, QLD, Australia

planted 2 august 2009.

Chris
12y ago

Tasmania, TAS, Australia, Australia

Avocado - Reed (A)

I want to plant my Avocado tree in a small island on the driveway will the roots disturb the drive way?

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