avocado tree


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tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits

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He soon planted an orchard of plantains and avocado trees.
The original 'Hass' (rhymes with pass) avocado tree was planted in La Habra (Orange County) in 1926 and died in 2002, at the age of 76, of root rot.
Native to Mexico and Central America, the avocado tree is a variety of evergreen that can grow up to 65 feet tall and requires a subtropical climate to survive.
Researchers examined the genetic circuitry of Arabidopsis thaliana, a small flowering plant commonly used as a model organism in plant genetics research, and the avocado tree Persea americana, which belongs to an older lineage of so-called basal angiosperms.
I've got orange trees, lemon trees, and an avocado tree and it's all been left to go a bit wild, which I love," he told me.
Many of these plants have been linked to the giant extinct animals of the Pleistocene, big beasts who could denude a pawpaw or avocado tree of all its fruit, walk a distance away and excrete the tree seeds, seasoned only slightly by digestive juices.
With his older brother at boarding school and his younger brother too small to play with, Tim built his own world, perched high in an avocado tree.
AVOCADO: Aztecs called the avocado tree 'the testicle tree' because of the shape of the fruit hanging in pairs.
Kabina set to work in our backyard under the avocado tree.
He had earlier planted an avocado tree seedling as a sign of good neighbourliness.
At first they lived on chocolate they found in the cupboard and then an avocado tree in the garden fell down in a storm.
An avocado tree, for instance, forms about 10,000 flowers for every fruit, and a pronghorn antelope produces only one birth from 50 to 100 eggs.
To find natural attractants, Kendra and his colleagues began by exploring several questions, including whether the beetle prefers any one of the three races of cultivated avocado tree (West Indian, Guatemalan, and Mexican), whether avocado or lychee trees attract more beetles, and which of the two lures now used in monitoring efforts is more effective.
We have huge Ohia trees, monstrous Hapu'u ferns, abundant waiwi trees (a type of guava), tons of bananas, a few coffee trees, and a wonderful volunteer avocado tree as well as a great big Ice Cream Bean tree