How to Choose Avocados?

Answer An avocado is a tropical fruit with a unique flavor and texture. Avocados can be used for various purposes, such as for making guacamoles, for making homemade beauty treatments and masks, or can si... Read More »

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How do I graft avocados?

Tools and TimingBuy a budding knife or use a sharp kitchen knife. Buy grafting wax from your home improvement store. Choose spring to graft avocados because this is the time of year the bark will m... Read More »

Are avocados healthful for you?

Avocados provide essential nutrients, such as folate, potassium and vitamins, that promote good health. Although avocados are high in fat, the types of fat they contain are healthy ones that may lo... Read More »

Can avocados be frozen?

You can freeze the flesh of an avocado, but you can't place one in the freezer whole or in slices. The best way to freeze an avocado is to puree it and mix it with an acidic liquid such as lemon ju... Read More »

How do avocados grow?

Avocados (Persea americana) are also known as "alligator pears," thanks to their pear shape and green, bumpy skins. The fruit originated in south-central Mexico and is grown in the U.S. primarily ... Read More »