When are avocados in season?

Answer Dozens of avocado varieties have been developed for cultivation, which means that these fruits are in season for most of the year. Most varieties bear fruit or are in season between February and De... Read More »

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The Growing Season for Avocados?

Also known as the alligator pear, the avocado enjoys widespread popularity as a cultivated fruit in tropical areas and in warm regions of the United States. This rich, creamy fruit contains high le... Read More »

Where do avocados come from?

Avocado fruits derive from the deciduous evergreen tree genus, Persea. Agriculturists believe avocados originated in southern Mexico in the 1600s. Avocado tree species grow throughout Polynesia, Au... Read More »

Where did avocados come from?

Avocados are an ancient fruit. Speculation even exists that avocados were eaten by prehistoric animals and dinosaurs, primarily due to their large size. Modern-day history traces avocados to three ... Read More »

When are avocados too ripe?

Harvested avocados ripen within one week. Ripe avocados typically turn dark green or black, and yield to light pressure when handled. An overly ripe, or mushy, avocado generally is discolored or st... Read More »