Wurtz is part of the Persea genus and is a Avocado variety. Its scientific name is Persea americana 'Wurtz'. Wurtz is a hybrid variety. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Army green and Dark green.
The only true dwarf Avocado and the best for growing in containers. Begins bearing fruits at 1 or 2 years from planting. Fruits with thin skins and oil-rich flavor. Hardy to 25 degrees F.4This variety is a Fruit that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Wurtz normally grows with a tree-like habit with a max height of 14.86 feet (that's 4.57 metres metric). Expect blooming to occur in early spring.
United States is believed to be where Wurtz originates from.
Be aware that Wurtz Avocado typically needs a fair amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests. Pay attention to weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.
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Harvest mature fruit from May to September and allow to ripen at room temperature for about 2 weeks.Expect harvests to start to occur in mid summer.
Roy Wertz bred in California in 1935 and introduced in 1948.3
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Patience to harvest fruit from this variety is required as mine has been in the ground for 4 years now with flowers being produced for 3 of them.. But no fruit..Will have to wait a little longer too..
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