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Lamb Hass Avocado

Persea americana 'Lamb Hass'

Pronunciation: PER-see-uh a-mer-ih-KAY-na LAM HAS
SKU #43638
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description This upright, compact, and prolific tree produces bigger fruit than Hass, and matures a month later. Dark green, pebbly skin turns purplish-black as the fruit ripens after harvest, from May to November. Easy to peel, revealing its exceptionally rich flavor and creamy texture inside. The type A flowers are self-fertile, but planting more or a complementary variety such as 'Sir Prize' may boost fruit set.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Reaches 15-20 ft. tall, 10-15 ft. wide; easily kept smaller with pruning.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Edible, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Privacy Screen, Accent, Hillside, Shade Tree
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Dark Green
CARE
Care Provide unamended, well-drained soil, and a wind and frost-sheltered site. Apply a thick layer of mulch to conserve moisture, avoiding the trunk. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Periodic leaf drop is normal; allow to remain as mulch. Apply a slow-release fertilizer in spring after flowering.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.