Avocado Tree (Persea americana )

  • Broadleafed
  • Deciduous
  • Average Height: An avocado tree may reach 30 to 40 feet tall.
  • Average Width: The average avocado tree is 25 to 35 feet wide.
  • Leaf Description: Shiny dark green,elliptic leaves 4-8 in (10-20 cm) long
  • Bark Description: Avocado trees have reddish brown bark with irregular furrows that have flat-topped ridges. Avocado tree bark is quite thick.
  • Twig Description: Moderately stout, densely covered with brownish hairs, angled or ridged, buds are short and covered in rusty colored hairs.
  • Flowering: Avocado tree flowers are greenish and not at all showy.
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed

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