Bumper crops of Avos! A home orchard favourite dwarf avocado variety.

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

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Dwarf Avocado - Pinkerton (A)

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Fruit Trees > Dwarf Fruit Trees > Semi Dwarf Plants > Dwarf Avocado - Pinkerton (A)
Dwarf tree producing 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 mediu... Read More

$79.00 ($59.00-$79.00 choose a size)

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We previously had the most to buy in Jul and May. With limited quantities for sale in other months. They are unlikely to be available in Jan and Apr. Special Note: This plant is in the top 25% of plants customers are wanting to know about. It is very unlikely that you will be able to purchase this plant unless you click above to be notified when it is in stock again. Please expect a delay on this item as we notify those who have waited the longest .

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)

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Semi Dwarf (2/3 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 March, April, May, June, July

Fertiliser All Purpose, Compost, Seaweed

Plant Width 2-4m

Growth Rate Medium

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Pollinators for the Dwarf Avocado - Pinkerton (A)

Cross pollinate with one of these varieties for fruit set

Avocado - Bacon (B)

$54.00 ($54.00-$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)

$54.00 ($54.00-$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)

$54.00 ($54.00-$79.00 choose a size)

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)

$54.00 ($54.00-$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)

$54.00 ($54.00-$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.

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Avocado - Shepard (B)

$54.00 ($54.00-$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 - Sharwill (B)

$54.00 ($54.00-$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 - Fuerte (B)

$54.00 ($54.00-$79.00 choose a size)

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

Lychee - Red Ball

$69.00 ($69.00-$120.00 choose a size)

Fruits at a young age. Attractive large red fruit with relatively small seed. Excellent sweet flavour. Mid season, the fruits are about 40g in weight. Fast growing tree. Recently imported Chinese variety that will become more widely commercially planted.
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Dwarf Mulberry - Black

$25.90 ($23.90-$79.00 choose a size)

This mulberry has a very low chill factor making it ideal for our subtropical climate. Pruning after fruiting allows it to be kept under 3mtrs, and also encourages multiply cropping throughout the summer. It is best to pick the fruit when ripe, as it doesn't ripen further off the tree. A benefit of a mulberry tree is that the fruit ripens over an extended period of time unlike other fruit that often ripens all at once. The fruits of the black mulberry, considered the tastiest and most versatile of the mulberries are large and juicy with a good balance of sweetness and tartness. The fruit of the dwarf black mulberry is the same as that on the large black mulberry that we all know and love. The fruit is large, resembling a blackberry, sweet and luscious. When not devoured fresh it is ideal to use in jams, wines and mulberry pies. (Dwarf Mulberry Tree Video )This variety performs excellent in the Subtropics. There has been feedback that this variety doesn't perform as well in Temperate Climates.
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Dwarf Apple - Dorsett Golden

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

Sweet aromatic apple with yellow fruit and a delightful pink blush and firm white flesh. Low chill requirement allows it to be grown in subtropical climates. Grafted on a dwarfing rootstock they are ideal for backyard plantings.

Dwarf Avocado - Pinkerton (A) Reviews & Tips

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Eva
★★★★★ 3w ago

GREENACRE, NSW

Dwarf Avocado Pinkerton (A)

I made a great choice. Its growing just the way I like it . I believe another great choice I made.

KELLY
★★★★★ 6months ago

CALLALA BEACH, NSW

Dwarf Avocado Pinkerton (A)

This has settled in nicely. No new growth yet, but I'm sure it will come in time.

Susan
★★★★★ 8months ago

NORTH MALENY, QLD

Dwarf Avocado Pinkerton (A)

Looking great!

Annabelle
★★★★★ 8months ago

NARRE WARREN, VIC

Dwarf Avocado Pinkerton (A)

Happy with my plant

Jan
★★★★★ 8months ago

YOWIE BAY, NSW

Dwarf Avocado Pinkerton (A)

strong and healthy

Mindy1
★★★★ 5y 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
6y 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.

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000Troy0001
★★★★★ 7y 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
7y 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!

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Waterfall
★★★★ 8y 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...

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fos1
★★★ 12y 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
★★★★★ 14y 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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