avocado tree


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Noun1.avocado tree - tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruitsavocado tree - tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
aguacate, alligator pear, avocado, avocado pear - a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
genus Persea, Persea - avocado
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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The lineup includes a peach tree, a papaya tree, banana trees, a mulberry tree, a moringa tree, an avocado tree and a fig tree, just to name a few.
Cultivar 'Hass' avocado tree foliage from a commercial orchard in California infested with O.
Around 12:20 PDT on the night of July 6-7, I again pointed the 6x30 finder of my 6-inch Optical Craftsmen reflector to the diamond of Delphinus, above the avocado tree in my parents' backyard.
Yolanda's winds blew off the roof of her house and uprooted an avocado tree that trampled its walls on Nov.
cinnamomi population and severity of root rot by 42% and 50%, respectively, also increasing seedling height by 66% and improving dry weight of avocado tree roots.
The avocado tree originally from Mexico and Central America belongs to the Lauraceae family, genus Perseal and comprises two subgenres: Persea and Eriodaphne.
I grew in the suburbs of Lima with an avocado tree in my garden.
Stowed in a boarding house down the road from the university, I had gone to take classes on weaving, botany and poetry, half cared for by the older strays--awaiting their visas or on the lam--who also lived around the avocado tree growing through the center of the house.
As we talked, suddenly, there was a loud shout overhead and a huge avocado tree limb came crashing down about ten feet to our right.
Here I see more papaya, a big avocado tree and some coffee bushes with their red berries.
The avocado tree was called the testicle tree by Aztecs due to way the fruit hangs in pairs, resembling male testicles.
A: I have a mature avocado tree that has developed a big and deep hole in one side of its trunk, I scooped out what looked like sawdust.