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A great tree to add to your patio for rich green color and a convenient way to keep healthy fruit close to hand, ready to add to a delicious supper salad, soup or snacks.

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Hass Avocado Tree

Delicious Avocados Without the Wait

Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back and to produce fruit.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you results the first full season.

4-5 ft.

Ships Mon, Dec 29th
List: $ 189.90
Sale: $ 123.44
6 at $ 117.27 each
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Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back and to produce fruit.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you results the first full season.

3-4 ft.

Ships Mon, Dec 29th
List: $ 159.90
Sale: $ 103.94
6 at $ 98.74 each
Qty:  
Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back and to produce fruit.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you results the first full season.

2-3 ft.

Ships Mon, Dec 29th
List: $ 119.90
Sale: $ 77.94
6 at $ 74.04 each
Qty:  
Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back and to produce fruit.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you results the first full season.

1-2 ft.

Ships Mon, Dec 29th
List: $ 79.90
Sale: $ 51.94
6 at $ 49.34 each
Qty:  
Planting Mix for Avocado Trees
Hass Avocado Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Hass Avocado Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


Soil Contents
$ 13.98
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Avocado Planting Kit
Avocado Planting Kit

Our Avocado Kit allows you to easily pot up your avocado in a container with the soil and fertilizer yor avocado tree requires.

Your avocado kit includes:
  1. 12in x 12in container - Perfect size for any avocado tree. Made in the USA

  2. DIEHARD Transplant - Provides the optimal nutrition to start your avocado tree off the right way

  3. 3 bags of Avocado Planting Mix - This mix is specially formulated to give your avocado tree maximum results.

Container Fert Tabs Citrus Mix
12in Container DIEHARD Transplant Avocado Planting Mix
$ 69.90
Sale: $ 45.44
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Hass Avocado Tree
Transplant Fertilizer
DIEHARD™ Transplant - 2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
1 oz. Per Gallon Size Container
1 oz. Per Ft. High Bare Root Plant

DIEHARD Transplant
$ 11.90
Sale: $ 7.74
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Our Grafted Avocados Produce up to 7 Years Sooner than Seed Grown trees.. We take a hardy avocado root stock and graft on a cutting from a mature avocado tree, proven to produce delicious fruit. So your tree thinks it's grown up and starts making fruit. This is the same process used for commercial orchards, but is not always used for the home market.

Add a unique look to your patio or sunroom with the Hass Avocado. Outdoors this fruit-bearing tree will reach heights of 15 to 20 feet and a width of 5 to 8 feet at full maturity. In a container it will reach between 5 and 7 feet in height, allowing you to easily pick your avocado fruit in late summer.

The Hass is a cold-hardy down to 26 F. once established,  making it suitable for climate zones 9-11. However the Hass Avocado thrives indoors for all zones, 4-11. It performs well in full to partial sunlight and is a self-pollinator so you only need one tree to produce a hearty harvest. A second pollinator will increase the harvest for each tree. Many customers pollinate their Haas with our Cold Hardy Avocado Tree.

The Hass Avocado has dark green, bumpy skin which turns black as it ripens. The creamy, inner flesh is delicious in salads or guacamole. This avocado tree will not only look great on your patio but it will provide you with an abundant supply of healthy fruit.

Allow your avocados to reach full maturity on the tree to ensure the richest flavored fruit. The fruit may be kept on the tree for several months after reaching maturity, but they will not soften until picked. To quickly soften your avocados after picking, place them near bananas other other ripened fruit.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors

Mature Height: 15-20 ft.
Mature Width: 5-8 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Great
Botanical Name: Persea americana 'Hass"
Form When Arrives: sparse branching
Does not ship to: AZ
Growing Zones 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
This plant is generally recommended for zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
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It's Easy to Plant your Hass Avocado Tree

Specific Directions for Hass Avocado Tree

Your Hass Avocado Tree will thrive in an area that receives full to partial sunlight. Although Avocado Trees prefer full sunlight they can tolerate shade. If planted indoors place your Avocado Tree by a large sunny window. Southward facing areas receive more light.

Hass Avocado Trees will adapt to your natural soil even if it's sandy or heavy in clay as long as it's well draining. Make sure that the surface of the soil is dry to the touch in between waterings. Four times a year fertilize your Hass Avocado Tree with a citrus fertilizer.

Once your Hass Avocado Tree blooms and starts to produce fruit, it can take about 8 months for your avocados to mature. Once their skin turns a dark green color they're ready to be harvested. They take about 7 to 10 days to ripen after being picked. When the skin on your Avocados turns a darker green to purple color they're ready to be eaten.


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Hass Avocado Tree.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Hass Avocado Tree gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Hass Avocado Tree again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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Great service. I love my trees, including the Avocado Tree. My Tree looks great in the living room and it currently has 25 baby avocados on it. Being that I only bought it last year, I am happy that it has a good number of avocados. I am not sure how many will make it to the end, as the tree is still very young. It is not easy to polinate as most female flowers opened in the morning and the male flowers in the evening. I used Q-tips to polinate them on the weekend when I was at home, as there is no bees or wind indoor. I am very please so far. Keep up the good job
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December 31, 2012
Received my avocado tree. It was packaged neatly and securely. When I opened the box I saw it had lost some of its leaves. I planted it and it lost all of its leaves. I emailed support and they told me it was in shock. I kept watering it and it sprung back to life. Anxious to see the first yield which realistically will not occur until next year.
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December 31, 2012
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1 year ago
Hass Avacado Tree
I just got the plant earlier this year. The plant came in good condition. I decided to repot the tree in a larger pot. The tree has done pretty well so far. I have had to fight off some insects that like to lay its eggs under the leaf area. I have some new growth and will look forward to next year to see if it produces some fruit. My family loves avacados so if it grows well I may purchase another next year. I live in Jacksonville Florida and hopefully the climate will be a good growing place.
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September 29, 2014
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5 months ago
Hass Avacado and CuBe
My Hass Avacado arrived right on time and looking good. Transplanted it immediately into Victory 8 Garden CuBe. Was a bit wilted for about a week and after that has done great. Only dropped a few leaves. Has grown at least a foot or more and continues to thrive, eventhough the night are getting cooler here in the mountains.
Seems the Victory 8 Garden light weight fabric CuBe and Fast Growing Trees Hass Avacado make a great combo.
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September 28, 2014
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5 months ago
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Hass Avacodo
Our first tree arrived in poor shape and died.It was immediately replaced by a much better tree! We did our research and discovered that these trees do best in filtered sun light.Since we live in zone 8, we potted the tree.It is November in the Northwest and we brought it in to the study and it is doing very well.We also bought a olive tree,planted it outside and it is thriving.We are very pleased with our experience with Fast Growing Trees.
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November 14, 2014
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2 months ago
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Hass Avocado
I had to bring mine inside because of the bi-polar weather that we have been having but it seems to be doing ok.
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October 9, 2014
From Mahwah, NJ, US
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5 months ago
So far so good
I only have had my trees my trees for a couple of months. But so far they look good. They haven't been through a winter yet here in southern NC. so we will see.
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September 13, 2014
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6 months ago
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Hass Avocada Tree
My Tree is growing slow, but looks healthy and green'. The first buds appeared in Nov. and I am excitedly waiting for spring to see if the fruit is formed.
I understand the avocado flowers are both male and female. It opens in the morning and is fertilized in the afternoon. Is this correct?
I'll let you know when the tree bears fruit.
Wm. Taylor Brentwood Ca.
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December 15, 2014
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3 months ago
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Haas Avocado
I ordered two trees both about 5-7 feet tall. One did well and the other went through shipping trauma. It lost all of its leaves and side branches as well as some of its height. It did this all within the first week, even though I planted both trees as soon as they arrived. The company was quick to respond and credit me for the sad tree. I was so looking forward to a bunch of avocados next season but will have to wait and see.
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November 10, 2014
From Anaheim, CA, US
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4 months ago
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Ask me again in a year
I just planted this in May (probably not the best time of the season to plant) so ask me again in the spring. It looks like it has new leave buds popping out at this time,
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November 2, 2014
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Avocado Tree
The cold hardy avocado is a much better tree , the hass will get new leaves then lose them.
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October 7, 2014
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5 months ago
Hass Avacado Growth Pattern
Funny you should ask How the Avocado tree is doing. When I received it I immediately placed it in a large pot of planting mix. It drouped for a few days then started losing some of the upper larger leaves. Then it began to perk up and form new buds which have been in a no growth mode for all of the summer and most of fall. Two weeks ago, wala the buds started to turn into small leaves. Perhaps this is normal. We have mostly cool weather with some nice sunny days at this time of the year. Will we be eating avocados next year?
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September 30, 2014
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6 months ago
so far so good:-)
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December 31, 2012
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2 years ago
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So if this tree was planted outdoors in Zone 10 (Oakland, CA) can I expect that one tree will produce fruit?
Hayesbiz on Jun 7, 2014
Best Answer: The Hass Avocado Tree is self pollinating and should produce fruit. Zone 10 should be a great area for it.
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I am in zone 7 is it possible to plant an avacado instead of growing it in a pot?
A shopper on Jun 1, 2014
Best Answer: In a zone 7 you should put it in a container so you can take it in when the weather is cooler. Zones 4-11 patio/ 9-11 outdoors.
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So if I buy an avocado tree that is already 5-6 foot tall, it is obviously several years old. Will it produce fruit the first year?
Donald B on Sep 11, 2014
Best Answer: It should produce fruit within the first year, but most trees need at least 1 year to get established in their new environments before they produce fruit.
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Can you plant an avocado seed to grow an avocado plant/ tree?
A shopper on Jun 21, 2014
Best Answer: You can, however, it can take up to 15 years to fruit and the chances that it will taste like a true Hass is about 1/10.
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my avocado tree was doing well now its leaves are brown what can i do?
Patsy on Jun 9, 2014
Best Answer: If the leaves look droopy and heavy your tree is getting too much water. If the leaves are curling upwards it isn't getting enough water. You can fertilize your tree with any fertilizer that says it's for a citrus tree.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 12, 2014
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when will tree bear fruit?
A shopper on Jun 28, 2014
Best Answer: If you get a size 3ft and up they should produce fruit in 1 - 2 years. Most trees need a year to get established to their new environment before they produce fruit.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Dec 19, 2014
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Perhaps this question has already been answered but here I go: What type of container is the avocado tree shipped in? How long can it remain in the shipping container?
bambam on Jul 13, 2014
Best Answer: Our trees are shipped in plastic containers, and your tree will be fine in it for about a week. The sooner you plant it the better. If the container is too large for shipping then we remove it and wrap the roots in burlap.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 16, 2014
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Do you need the planting kit?
A shopper on Jun 17, 2014
Best Answer: Make sure you check akalinity of the soil to have a good ph before planting. You do need the protection on the base of the tree from sun and edging. If done over I would have dug twice the size hole and used pure top soil. DO NOT USE anything with compost, will burn your leaves and kill your tree.
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which is a better avocado, hass or cold hardy?
steveo on Jul 18, 2014
Best Answer: The taste between the Hass and Cold Hardy is very similar. One of the main differences is the Cold Hardy is a little more gritty.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Dec 1, 2014
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If I bought the 4-5 foot tree, and planted it outdoors (zone 9), when could I expect to have fruit? How deep / wide should I make the hole? Should I use all top soil in it?
Realbv on Jul 20, 2014
Best Answer: The Hass is ready for harvest in July. With a 4-5ft you can probably expect fruit in about 1-2yrs from purchase. A bag of citrus planting mix to your natural soil will do wonders.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Dec 1, 2014
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i live in n.j. and have greenhouse.my fruit trees grow with my orchids.if i buy a3 ft tree when will it start to bear fruit?
Gigi A on Oct 23, 2014
Best Answer: With a 3ft Avocado tree you should see fruit within about 2-3 years.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Dec 2, 2014
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Can a cold hardy and hass pollinate each other or should i get the same plants?
squashy on Nov 25, 2014
Best Answer: Yes, you can have one of each. They will help pollinate each other.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Dec 2, 2014
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Can this plant be grown inside?
Mary L on Nov 20, 2014
Best Answer: Yes, it can be container grown.
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Will an avocado tree grow in my house in Alberta Canada?
Arlene J on Nov 12, 2014
Best Answer: Yes, you can container grow it. Just place it by a large sunny window and make sure that it gets at least 6 hours of sunlight a day.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Dec 2, 2014
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I have one Haas tree and one Cold Hardy tree, which I just moved indoors (I live in NY state). How often and how much should I water the trees?
A shopper on Oct 20, 2014
Best Answer: You should water your avocado trees once their soil is dry to the touch 2 inches below the surface.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Dec 19, 2014
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can you mix a hass and a cold hardy if I wanted two trees or should they be the same?
Aris a on Oct 19, 2014
Best Answer: You can get one of each.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Dec 2, 2014
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I'm in zone 9,AZ why can't you ship here?
Connie W on Oct 7, 2014
Best Answer: AZ and TX have really strict regulations on plants that can come into the state.
Reply · Report · Mary on Oct 18, 2014
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If I order 4 to 5 feet avocado trees how will I know they will be that tall??
A shopper on Oct 2, 2014
Best Answer: We guarantee them to arrive at least 4ft tall and anywhere between 4 to 5 feet tall. Each tree is unique with a different growth rate and pattern so they don't all have uniform heights.
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So which avocado tree is best ?
yaegs on Sep 21, 2014
Best Answer: The Cold Hardy and Hass Avocado are very similar in taste. I would say the main difference is the Cold Hardy Avocado is a little more gritty.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Dec 2, 2014
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DOES THE HASS TREE HAVE RED FLOWERS?
A shopper on Sep 12, 2014
Best Answer: The blooms are a cream/yellow color.
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can it grow in central texas?
A shopper on Sep 10, 2014
Best Answer: If you are in a zone 9 you can plant it in the ground. If you are 8 or below you will want to put it in a container and take it inside when the weather gets below 40. http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/ZoneMap.htm
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I have an avocado plant from a seed. It is about 18 inches tall. Should I plant it in the garden? Where and when? I live in Del Rio, Texas, zone 9,
Granny B on Sep 1, 2014
Best Answer: It will be best to plant it in your garden in the early spring or early fall.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Dec 19, 2014
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How will i know when to pick my Hass avacados at aht color will the skins be?
A shopper on Aug 28, 2014
Best Answer: Once their skin turns a dark green color they're ready to be harvested. They take about 7 to 10 days to ripen after being picked. When the skin on your Avocados turns a darker green to purple color they're ready to be eaten.
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If I purchase a 5ft. tree, will that produce fruit immediately. Does it self pollinate or do I have to do anything else?
A shopper on Aug 11, 2014
Best Answer: Typically you will get fruit within 1 to 2 years. most trees need about a year to get established to their new environments before they produce fruit.
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does Haas avocado grow well in ABQ, NM?
A shopper on Aug 4, 2014
Best Answer: You would need to plant it in a container and take it indoors once the weather starts getting down to about 40 degrees.
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i have a hass tree and the truit is falling so the leaves what can i do ?
javier v on Aug 1, 2014
Best Answer: If you are watering it properly it could be a serious lack of nutrients. Severe temperature changes could also cause this reaction. Lastly, if it's in the ground, gophers will eat the root tips and can cause this type of stress to the tree. Good luck.
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Do you recommend planting more than one tree for cross pollination?
A shopper on Jul 21, 2014
Best Answer: Yes. Planting two or three trees for cross pollination would create a much higher fruit yield.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 25, 2014
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If I bought the 5 ft.tree what size pot would it need ?
Barbara T on Jul 17, 2014
Best Answer: The pot should be 3 times larger than the root ball. A 10 gallon pot will most likely be large enough.
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How far apart do avocado trees need to be from each other to properly pollinate them so they will fruit? Thank you denise
Denise O on Oct 30, 2014
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Due to cold weather in some parts of the country, we have suspended shipping to the areas that are shaded on the map below. Please view the diagram to determine if your area has been affected. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date. If you live in a shaded area but wish to receive your product(s) now, please visit our contact us page here or call a customer service rep toll free at 888-504-2001.

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Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.





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Late spring to early fall
trees are shipped potted
Some dormant trees
prefer to be potted
Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.


Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

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Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.