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Avocado 'Mexicola'

Persea americana

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Mexicola is part of the Persea genus and is a Avocado variety. Its scientific name is Persea americana 'Mexicola'. Mexicola grows as a Perennial and is a Fruit. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater).

Be aware that Mexicola 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Mexicola have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Mexicola

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A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Mexicola is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 9 - 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Mexicola from seed

Transplanting Mexicola

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Mexicola is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Mexicola

Avocado Mexicola Etymology

The Latin word “Americana” means “of the Americas”.1

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