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 ($54.00-$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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Pollinators 998, 999, 1000, 1006, 1007

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Pollinators for the Dwarf Avocado - Pinkerton (A)

Cross pollinate with one of these 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. Most cold hardy variety, down to -5degC. Great for Victoria. H March - May

Avocado - Edranol (B)

$64.00 ($64.00-$89.00 choose a size)

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)

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

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-$89.00 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.

Dwarf Avocado - Pinkerton (A) Reviews & Tips

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Mindy1
★★★★ 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
4y 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.

000Troy0001
★★★★★ 4y ago

REDLAND BAY, QLD, Australia

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...

Troy
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!

Waterfall
★★★★ 5y ago

WATERFALL, NSW, Australia

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...

fos1
★★★ 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 ? ...

Carla1
★★★★★ 11y ago

EULEILAH, QLD, 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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