Will avocado grow in Florida?
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Just so, will Hass avocado grow in Florida?
Plant your avocado seedling outdoors if your climate is humid, tropical or semi-tropical. Avocado trees grow well outdoors in California, Florida, Texas and South Carolina. Choose a spot that gets plenty of sun and good drainage. The site should also be large--about 15 to 20 feet.
Beside above, how long does it take for a Florida avocado tree to produce fruit? If you grew your tree from an avocado pit, it won't bear fruit until it's at least 10 years old, and you may have to wait up to 15 years. On the other hand, if you planted a tree from a nursery or garden center, the tree should begin to produce a crop after three or four years.
Also to know is, can avocado trees grow in North Florida?
Avocados grow best in warm climates. The southern and central parts of the state will have the best luck growing avocado trees. Those in north Florida will have to provide protection and choose cold-tolerant varieties. These can become large trees.
Where do avocado trees grow best?
West Indian avocados grow best in warm climates, while Mexican avocados--native to the tropical highlands--are the most cold hardy and can survive temperatures down to 26 degrees Fahrenheit.