Tropilab Inc.


Common name
Advocaat, avocado, alligator pear, aguacate, avocat, ashue, palta.
Lauraceae.(Laurel family)

Avocado is a tropical tree growing up to 70' tall.
The plant has elliptic dark green leaves.
The avocado tree has a extensive root system.
The fruit is avoid or ellipsoid; the pulp is creamy yellow.
The fruit pulp is eaten fresh.

Persea americana Medicinal applications
The leaves are anti-tussive; a decoction is used against arthritis pains.
Avocado oil is used for hair - and skin care.

USDA zone 9 B - 11.
Due to recalcitrant nature of the seeds, they have a short viable life, can not be dried well and can not withstand low temperatures.
Full sun, moist, sandy loam soil.
Needs high humidity; pH: 6 - 7.
Protect from frost.
Recalcitrant seeds are not refundable since they are prone to fungus and often difficult to germinate.

Persea americana Persea americana

Item Description Unit Price Quantity

Persea americana recalcitrant seed 1 packet (one seed) US$ 4.00
Persea americana leaves 0.5 lb US$15.10
Persea americana leaves 1 lb US$28.00

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