Avocado Farming in Uganda: Perfect Place or Environmental Hazard?

Avocados are native to Mexico and grow best in tropical environments. To thrive, avocado trees need warm temperatures and plenty of water. Native populations in these tropical regions of the planet have known avocados are rich, buttery, healthy, and tasty for centuries. In reality, the rest of the world has only known about these amazing …

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Varieties of Type A Avocado: What You Need To Know

Avocado Varieties

While you may have heard of a Hass avocado or a Californian avocado, did you know there are actually dozens of avocado varieties out there? If you’re interested in learning to grow avocados, either from pits or from plants, it’s important to know what your options are. In this article, we’ll discuss the type A …

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The Origin of the Hass Avocado

avocado blossom

Did you know that all Hass avocados descend from a single tree? The Hass avocado is a dark green fruit with bumpy skin. These are the avocados you are most likely to see in your local grocery store; Hass avocados account for 95% of the USA’s avocados. Most other avocados you see are Florida avocados. …

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Avocado and Its Different Breeds

Little did Spanish explorers know that their explorations to new lands would also lead to the worldwide spread of a fruit. Originally grown in the Caribbean and Central America, the avocado was a staple food among the locals but a surprise to the Spaniards. They were awed by the sight of a large green tree …

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