What is the history of the avocado?

Answer The species of avocado has three races.Mexican - small and thin skinned. High oil content.Guatemalen - thick skinnedWest Indian - actually from Central America. Large, smooth, thick skin.Low oil co... Read More »

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All my avocado trees fail. When I bought my home I was told it was built on a huge avocado grove.?

PHYTOPHTHORA cinnamoma (AVOCADO ROOT ROT)stop wasting your time & money. dig out & toss 'um. they will not recover & no avocado tree will ever grow in that soil. Many of the old original avocad... Read More »

How do I grow an avocado tree from an avocado seed?

Yes, the seed from a supermarket avocado will sprout and grow. I have one about 4 feet tall right now. The point end goes down. Put toothpicks about a third of the way down the seed in a glass o... Read More »

Can you grow an avocado tree from an avocado pit?

Avocado trees can be started from an avocado pit skewered on toothpicks. Immerse it halfway in water until 3 inches of roots grow and the pit sprouts. Transplant the seedling into potting soil. In ... Read More »

What part of the avocado do you eat?