Fuerte Avocados Available for order

A Mexican-Guatemalan cross originating in Puebla, the ‘Fuerte’ earned its name, which means strong in Spanish, after it withstood a severe frost in California in 1913. Hardy to −3 °C (27 °F) it has medium-sized, pear-shaped fruit with a green, leathery, easy-to-peel skin. The creamy flesh of mild and rich flavor has 18% oil. The skin ripens green. Tree size is 6 by 4 m (19 1⁄2 by 13 ft)

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