Avocado - Shepard (B)

Persea americana

Avocado Sheppard

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.
Other Names: Sheppard

$54.00 ($54.00-$89.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Avocado - Shepard (B)

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

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

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Avocado - Shepard (B) Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 6d ago

Brisbane, Qld, Australia

Avocado - Shepard (B)

Dont let possums eat them, mine never recovered after being eaten (Hass and Shepard). Ill try again but keep them in pots near the house next time. So sad :(

Aaron Siemienow1
★★★★ 2y ago

GEROGERY, NSW, Australia

Planted this year. hope it copes with the frosts

★★ 3y ago

EIDSVOLD, QLD, Australia

different varieties planted for fruit cropping spread and different tastes.

★★★★ 3y ago



★★★★★ 4y ago


purchased in July 2015 and first fruited in December 2016!  Very vigorous growing in vic Brisbane.

★★★ 9y ago

North Ryde, NSW

Set small fruit after 1 year but dropped them soon after. Flowering again now, but none set yet.

Mike Trenerry
9y ago

Cairns, QLD

Avocado - Sheppard (B)

Of the guatemalans shepard,reed,wurtz and hazzard grow well in my Cairns backyard with shepard being the most productive as it is heat tolerant.Amblipelta and helopeltis bugs take a toll

★★★ 10y ago


needed one in the garden

★★★ 11y ago

Logan Village, QLD, Australia

Planted July 2008Very frost senstive... has significant burning this year even after shelter from frost cloth

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