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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Chief Officer for Agriculture Julius Rotich said farmers will relish decades of high yield from an avocado tree.
The body of a businessman from Kirinyaga County who was reported missing Sunday has been found hanging from an avocado tree.Residents Monday found the body of Moses Maina, 31, hanging from a neighbour's tree in Kahiti village.
One avocado tree costs $16, compared to just $2 for an apple tree, making it a hefty initial investment for a large area of land.
A mainstay of South American and Mexican cuisine, the avocado is the fruit of the avocado tree, which may have originated in Peru, according to recent research.
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.
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.
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.
Here I see more papaya, a big avocado tree and some coffee bushes with their red berries.
Bill Clinton kicked off the celebrations, meeting with Nelson Mandela in his home village and planting an avocado tree to mark the event