Persea americana – Avocado

The Avocado is native to Mexico but cultivation has spread to many countries around the world.  This large tree is a member of the Lauraceae.

Avocado seedling in a 3 inch flowerpot

The youngest of two avocado plants in the display

Our avocado plants seem particularly suceptible to attack by mealy bug.

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