CA AVOCADO VARIETIES

CA AVOCADO VARIETIES

Kingman AvoCitrus Inc.,

 

 

Commercial & Wholesale Growers

 

 

P.O. Box 2801/480 Rancho Vista Road • Vista• CA• 92085• 760.842.1799

Email:

 

 

kingxavo@cox.net

 


 

 

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Bacon

A mid-winter green variety

A green-skinned variety of good quality, the Bacon is a medium-sized fruit available late fall into spring.

Description:

  • Oval-shaped fruit
  • Medium to large seed
  • Easy peeling
  • Light taste
  • Size:

  • Medium, ranging from 6 to 12 ounces
  • Appearance:

  • Smooth thin green skin
  • Yellow-green flesh
  • Ripe Characteristics:

  • Skin remains green, darkens slightly
  • Fruit yields to gentle pressure when ripe
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    Fuerte Avocado


     

    Fuerte

    An established favorite

    Harvested late fall through spring, the Fuerte is the original high quality California Avocado.

     

    Kingman AvoCitrus Inc.,

     

     

    Commercial & Wholesale Growers

     

     

    P.O. Box 2801/480 Rancho Vista Road • Vista• CA• 92085• 760.842.1799

    Email:

     

     

    kingxavo@cox.net

    Description:

    Size:

  • Medium to large fruit, ranging from 5 to 14 ounces
  • Appearance:

  • Smooth thin green skin
  • Creamy, pale green flesh
  • Ripe Characteristics:

  • Skin remains green
  • Fruit yields to gentle pressure when ripe
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    gwen avocado


    Gwen

    The Hass-like green variety

    Gwen is similar in appearance, taste and texture to Hass, but slightly larger.

    Description:

  • Plump oval fruit
  • Small to medium seed
  • Easy peeling
  • Great taste
  • Size:

  • Medium to large, ranging from 6 to 15 ounces
  • Appearance:

  • Pebbly, thick but pliable green skin
  • Creamy, gold-green flesh
  • Ripe Characteristics:

  • Green skin turns dull
  • Fruit yields to gentle pressure when ripe
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    hass avocado


     

    Hass

     

    Kingman AvoCitrus Inc.,

     

     

    Commercial & Wholesale Growers

     

     

    P.O. Box 2801/480 Rancho Vista Road • Vista• CA• 92085• 760.842.1799

    Email:

     

     

    kingxavo@cox.net

    Hass

    The year-round avocado

    Distinctive for its skin that turns from green to purplish-black when ripe, the Hass is the leading variety of California Avocado and has an excellent shelf life.

    Description:

  • Oval-shaped fruit
  • Small to medium seed
  • Easy peeling
  • Great taste
  • Size:

  • Full range from average to large, 5 to 12 ounces
  • Appearance:

  • Pebbly, thick but pliable skin
  • Pale green flesh with creamy texture
  • Ripe Characteristics:

  • Skin darkens as it ripens
  • Fruit yields to gentle pressure when ripe
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    lamb hass avocado


     

     

    Lamb Hass

    The California summer sun variety

    Exceptional flavor and a large robust size are the hallmark of this new avocado variety.

    Description:

  • Pebbly skin with pale green flesh
  • Smooth, creamy, nutty taste
  • Large in size
  • Symmetrical in shape; displays exceptionally well
  • Size:

  • Ranges in size from 11.75 oz to 18.75 oz
  • 32 = 11.75 oz to 14.00 oz
  • 28 = 13.75 oz to 15.75 oz
  • 24 = 15.75 oz to 18.75 oz
  • Appearance:

  • Looks and ripens like a Hass avocado
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    Kingman AvoCitrus Inc.,

     

     

    Commercial & Wholesale Growers

     

     

    P.O. Box 2801/480 Rancho Vista Road • Vista• CA• 92085• 760.842.1799

    Email:

     

     

    kingxavo@cox.net

     

    • Oval shape
    • Medium-size seed

    Ripe Characteristics:

  • Skin darkens as it ripens
  • Yields to gentle pressure when ripe
  • Seasonality:

  • Late June through October
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    pinkerton avocado


    Pinkerton

    A premium winter variety

    Pinkerton avocados have small seeds, yield more fruit per tree and are available in a full range of sizes early winter through spring.

    Description:

  • Long, pear-shaped fruit
  • Small seed
  • Excellent peeling characteristics
  • Great taste
  • Size:

  • Large fruit, ranging from 8 to 18 ounces
  • Appearance:

  • Medium thick green skin with slight pebbling
  • Creamy, pale green flesh
  • Ripe Characteristics:

  • Green skin deepens in color as it ripens
  • Fruit yields to gentle pressure when ripe
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    reed avocado


    Reed

    Kingman AvoCitrus Inc.,

     

     

    Commercial & Wholesale Growers

     

     

    P.O. Box 2801/480 Rancho Vista Road • Vista• CA• 92085• 760.842.1799

    Email:

     

     

    kingxavo@cox.net

    The summertime variety

    A large, round fruit available in the summer months and early fall.

    Description:

  • Round fruit
  • Medium seed
  • Easy peeling
  • Good taste
  • Size:

  • Medium to large, ranging from 8 to 18 ounces
  • Appearance:

  • Thick green skin with slight pebbling
  • Creamy flesh
  • Ripe Characteristics:

  • Skin remains green
  • Fruit yields to gentle pressure when ripe
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    zutano avocado


    Zutano

    Easily recognized by its shiny, yellow-green skin, the Zutano is one of the first varieties harvested when the season begins in September and is available through early winter.

    Description:

  • Pear-shaped fruit
  • Moderately easy to peel
  • Light taste
  • Size:

  • Average to large fruit, ranging from 6 to 14 ounces
  • Appearance:

  • Shiny, thin yellow-green skin
  • Pale green flesh with light texture
  • Ripe Characteristics:

  • Skin retains color when ripe
  • Fruit yields to gentle pressure when ripe
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