Growing Avocado From Seed  

           You can easily grow avocado from a seed, as long as you know how to select the seed and then take so that germination occurs. Take a ripe avocado. You will know it is ripe when you squeeze it. If the fruit is soft, it is perfect for selecting the seed. Cut along the length of the fruit, making sure that you do not damage the seed inside. Then twist the two halves in opposite directions. This will separate the fruit andyou can remove the seed. More...

Guides For Avocado Horticulture

Guides For Avocado Horticulture

Avocado is primarily grown in Rio Grande Valley and is also grown in southern part of Texas. The fruit is an important ingredient in Mexican cuisine, and because of the evergreen leaves of the tree, many people are now interested in growing avocado in their home gardens. So, here is a guide to avocado horticulture that you will find extremely useful. More...

 

What Does An Avocado Tree Look Like ?

What Does An Avocado Tree Look Like ?

The avocado tree is erect and can grow up to sixty feet in height. Comparatively, it has a thin trunk which ranges up to 24 inches. The older the tree the thicker the trunk will be. Sometimes avocado trees are also short and they spread on the ground instead. It is an evergreen tree and rarely sheds any leaves during the year. The leaves are two shades of green and have a glossy texture. The underside of the leaves have a whitish color. The leaves also vary in shape, like some are elliptical and others are ovate. More...

 

Are Avocado Good For You ?

Are Avocado Good For You ?

Avocadoes have a high amount of Vitamin A in them, and are considered to be good for skin and face. They also give a good texture to the hair and strengthen the roots. Avocadoes are a very nutritious fruit and are packed with health benefits. They have a nutty and crunchy texture and also are very tasty. It is like butter to eat. The scientific name of the avocado tree is Persia Americana. More...

Health Benefits Of Avocado Oil

Health Benefits Of Avocado Oil

Avocado is a Mexican fruit and is also known as the alligator pear because it has a leathery skin and green color. It is tropical fruit that thrives in warmer climates. The fruit first originated in the Mexican state of Pubela. The avocado oil and fruit contain several beneficial nutrients for us. The oil of the fruit is considered as good and healthy as olive oil. The oil is used widely in the cosmetic industry for its several benefits. Avocados have a high content of Vitamin E and monounsaturated fat. This makes it good for skin care products. More...

Is Avocado A Fruit Or Vegetable ?

Is Avocado A Fruit Or Vegetable ?

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As avocado is primarily used in making salads and other main course dishes, many people assume that it is a vegetable. So, biologically speaking, is avocado a fruit or vegetable? Read on to find out what the avocado is.
If you look at the explanation of a fruit in botany, it will say that a reproductive organ that contains seeds inside and helps to propagate a plant is a fruit. Hence, it can be said that avocado is definitely a fruit, as it has a single seed encased in the fleshy outer covering. In fact, avocado is considered a berry-type of fruit. Today, many fruits including the avocado are used in cooking. To name a few, tomatoes, peas, peppers and cereal grains. More...

 

 

 

 
   
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