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Florida Hass Avocado
« on: November 08, 2017, 10:35:24 AM »
As i have read conflicting reports about the variety here on the Forum,I have a question for the experts: How well does Florida Hass tree do in terms of productivity, taste and disease resistance in South Florida?


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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2017, 11:30:35 AM »
Taste and production are fine. Its problem is uneven ripening

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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2017, 02:28:26 PM »

Taste and production are fine. Its problem is uneven ripening

I was looking for a tree that stays small and produces tasty fruit. Is the problem with uneven ripening real bad?

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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2017, 02:48:57 PM »

Taste and production are fine. Its problem is uneven ripening

I was looking for a tree that stays small and produces tasty fruit. Is the problem with uneven ripening real bad?

I can be, yes. Seems to depend on if it likes its spot or not, plus rainfall.

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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2017, 04:41:07 PM »

Taste and production are fine. Its problem is uneven ripening

I was looking for a tree that stays small and produces tasty fruit. Is the problem with uneven ripening real bad?

I can be, yes. Seems to depend on if it likes its spot or not, plus rainfall.




What then would be a good alternative to Fl Hass? Wurtz or something else?

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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2017, 06:38:25 PM »
I have a day avocado and it is excellent. Tree is growing compact and the fruit taste great. I harvested 12 this year and they were all 10-14oz.  Was planted as a 15 gallon last year!

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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2017, 06:45:42 PM »
I have a day avocado and it is excellent. Tree is growing compact and the fruit taste great. I harvested 12 this year and they were all 10-14oz.  Was planted as a 15 gallon last year!

I have planted a Day avocado as well, but have never tasted the fruit. It was planted earlier this year as a 7 gallon, based on recommendations from fellow forum members. Also have the Daisy avocado, from Mike (TreesandMore). The tree is a dwarf. It flowered last year and I hope it fruits this year.

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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2017, 07:53:32 PM »
How's the disease resistance on Day Avocado? And, how does it compare in taste and consistency with Hass?

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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2017, 08:59:19 AM »
What then would be a good alternative to Fl Hass? Wurtz or something else?
Maybe Oro Negro?  (But does it bear consistently, and not alternately?)
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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2017, 10:23:55 AM »
How's the disease resistance on Day Avocado? And, how does it compare in taste and consistency with Hass?

Disease resistance should be good. It's grown south of me near the Mexican border which can be quite humid.  Consistency is good but the taste is not up to par with other high quality high oil varieties like Hass, Reed, even Oro Negro.

Texas valley grown Day:




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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #10 on: November 09, 2017, 11:43:34 AM »
I really liked the Super Hass (ulala) from Squam I had last year.
I think this might fit all your criteria.

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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #11 on: November 09, 2017, 01:10:08 PM »
I really liked the Super Hass (ulala) from Squam I had last year.
I think this might fit all your criteria.

I didn't realize these were the same. In any event, that's an excellent avocado.

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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #12 on: November 09, 2017, 02:13:18 PM »
I really liked the Super Hass (ulala) from Squam I had last year.
I think this might fit all your criteria.


I didn't realize these were the same. In any event, that's an excellent avocado.


http://mrfcarticles.blogspot.com/2015/11/super-hass.html

Don't know if this is the most reliable source but I don't see any reason to doubt it.

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Re: Florida Hass Avocado
« Reply #13 on: November 09, 2017, 07:02:47 PM »
I have both a Day and a Wurtz (and a Lula), all planted summer of 2015 from 3-gallon pots. The Day is the most compact, perhaps because it loses some afternoon sun due to a neighbor's tree.
Got about 20 avos from the Day; it fruited ahead of the Wurtz. Day avos were okay (Wurtz had better taste), but the skin doesn't peel as easily as, say, a Hass. The Wurtz and Lula peel more easily than Day when ripe. Not dissing the Day - I'm okay removing the skin in pieces or with a knife in return for an early avo! The Wurtz produced just 3 avocados, the Lula 10 (the best taste of the three I have).
Also, haven't had any disease issues with any of the avos, and haven't needed to spray anything to ward off disease.

 

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