Orange County Chapter CRFG

Sharing Information on Growing Edible Plants

         
There are over 100 Varieties of Avocados that grow well in Orange County. This is a partial list of those.


Variety
Flower
Type
Taste
(subjective)
Fruit
Size
Fruit
Color
Fruit
Shape

Skin

Oil %
Fruit
Season

(Irvine)
Tree
Size

Remarks
Image
Anaheim A good 18-32 oz green ovoid med-thin
peels easily
10-12 Jun-Aug sml-avg
upright
excellent yield

   
Ardith A XLNT 12-15 oz green pear medium   Jun-Dec average UCR
Israel
   
Bacon B fair 8-12 oz; green ovoid med-thin 18 Oct-Feb medium upright very cold hardy-pollinizer    
Edranol B XLNT 9-18 oz green necky pear med-thin   Mar-Nov small alternate bearing peels easily
   
Ettinger B good 9-20 oz green pear thin   Feb-Jun medium lrg seed, fiber free, soft, melting    
Fuerte B XLNT 9-16 oz green pear med-thin 18 Jan-Apr large spreading alternate bearing
   
Gwen A XLNT 6-15 oz green thick ovoid medium 18 Mar-Aug small-med. upright consistent hvy crop, frost hardy    
Hass A XLNT 6-14 oz green
later black
short pear medium rough 18 Feb-Aug med- spreading good backyard variety    
Hellen B XLNT 15-28 oz green pear light to med pebbly 20 Jul-Oct large spreading excellent peeling quality    
Irving B good 8-13 oz green pear smooth   Jan-Mar medium weeping difficult peel, sml seed, thin skin, erratic bearer    
JanBoyce A XLNT 7-11 oz green ovoid medium   Mar-Jul tall leggy does not peel easily, thin skin, very sml seed    
Jim B fair 6-16 oz green necky pear thin 18-20 Nov-Jan medium upright regular producer    
Kona Sharwil B XLNT 8-16 oz green ovoid medium   Feb-Nov small holds well on tree, sml seed, peels easily    
Lamb/Hass A XLNT 10-18 oz black pear pebbly   Jun-Dec medium upright holds well, small seed    
Mexicola ? good 4-8 oz black short pear thin high Nov-Dec medium most frost resistant, high quality fruit    
Nabal B XLNT 16-30 oz green round medium thick 16 Jul-Nov large upright alternate bearer, high quality    
Nimlioh B XLNT 24-34 oz black round thick
pebbly
medium seed Aug-Dec tall
upright
     
Nowels B XLNT 7-15 oz green pear medium   Feb-Jun medium      
Pinkerton A XLNT 9-18 oz green pear med-pebbly
peels easily
18-20 Jan-Jun medium spreading excellent backyard    
Queen B XLNT 20-30 oz dull purple pear rough med-thick 14 Jul-Aug large spreading small seed    
Reed A XLNT 12-18 oz green round med-thick 19-20 Sep-Dec medium spreading excellent backyard    
Sir Prize B XLNT   green/hard
black/soft
pear med-thin   Mar-Jul upright      
Stewart B XLNT 6-13 oz black pear smooth
thin
  Oct-Jan tall
upright
gold flesh    
Whitsell B fair 10-12 oz green pear medium 18 Mar-Sep small compact heavy producer    
Wurtz
Littlecado
Minicado
A? good 10-12 oz green pear med-thin 18 May-Sep very-sml compact dwarf backyard, planter box    
XX3 A XLNT 18-24 oz green pear medium   Jul-Nov small spreading medium seed size    
Zutano B good 11-14 oz green pear med-thin 16 Dec-Jan large
upright
good low temperature