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Persea Genus

Avocado pear

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • WaterMoist

Description

Persea genus (Avocado pear). This genus comprises of about 150 species of evergreen trees and shrubs. The trees are large with deep green, elliptical leaves.

Characteristics

Evergreens, Shrubs or Trees

Cultivation

They will need a rich soil with sharply drained soil and full sun. They will need shelter from strong winds.

Propagation

Self fertile although cutting -grown or grafted plants are superior to seedlings.

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