fuerte avocado

Fuerte Avocado

Persea americana x ‘Fuerte’

The Fuerte avocado is the second largest commercial variety behind Hass. It is a long time California commercial variety valued for its winter season ripening and its B-Type blossom type which most growers plant adjacent to the Hass for a more consistent production cycle. This avocado tends to produce heavily in alternate years.

Fuerte Details  
Parentage Guatemalan/Mexican Hybrid
Flower Type Type-B
Fruit Shape Pyriform
Skin Color When Ripe Green
Skin Thickness Medium-thin
Fruit Season November- March
Fruit Weight 8-16 oz.
Seed Size Large
Oil Content 18% +
Tree Size Large
Hardiness Average Hardy to 27°F
 Flavor Excellent