Dwarf Avocado - Pinkerton (A)

Persea americana

Pinkerton Avocado on Fruit Tree Closeup - Picture taken from Daleys Youtube Video on Pinkerton Avocados

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A rounded fruit with the later crop being more pear-shaped. The thick flesh has a smooth-texture, good flavour and high oil content. It shows some cold tolerance and bears consistently heavy crops. H June to August The fruit is medium sized with green leathery pliable skin and a small seed.

$79.00 ($49.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Dwarf Avocado - Pinkerton (A)

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

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? Dwarf (1/2 Normal Size), Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 4-5 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 June, July, August

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Dwarf Avocado - Pinkerton (A) Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 2y ago

SUNBURY, VIC, Australia

Have tried growing three avocado varieties in my yard, all currently in pots.  Two A varieties (Pinkerton and Lamb Hass) and B variety Bacon.

Kristie Mamelli
3y ago

Long Beach, CA, Australia, Australia

Dwarf Avocado - Pinkerton (A)

I have my gardener fully cut back my Pinkerton about every 5 years to keep it away from my house and electrical lines. Keeping a bit of the stem attached when harvesting will keep the tip of the fruit from turning dark.

★★★★★ 4y ago


Flowered in the first year of planting. Grafted dwarf pinkerton bought here at Daleys. I love it because I love Avocado's :) This variety is thriving in my garden coastal area of Southeast Qld. I planted it on top on the ground,  before I did plant i...

4y ago

Redland Bay, QLD, Australia

Dwarf Avocado - Pinkerton (A)

Dig a big hole add heaps of organic matter. I used to bags of quality garden mix and put it on top of the hole -did not dig it in. Used the bags around and under the plant. After time the plant gradually sunk into the hole - it's thriving!

★★★★ 5y ago


New to my garden in spring 2015. This is going to extend my avocado harvest a little. I also have a wurtz which has grown really well here. The Pinkerton will not get quite as much sun as the wurtz due to the garage shading it for half the day but it i...

★★★ 9y ago

ST LEONARDS, , Australia

Survived last 3 Winters (1st with protection). Slow growing but healthy, about to flower. Had a Wurtz in NSW, was the best dwarf tree loaded with fruit after a few years. Bacon is supposed to be the best one for Tassie, so will see how this one goes ? ...

★★★★★ 11y ago

MURGON, NSW, Australia

I have 7 varieties of Avocados & so far the Pinkerton is the most consistant tree when it come's  to fruitinf,.  Small fruit developing Nov09Sept 2010 - In FULL flower11/12/10 sml fruits growing fast (sml feijoa size). Scions are ready NOW.  24/12/...

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