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Green gold avocado tree
« on: May 14, 2018, 10:42:17 AM »
Does anyone have a mature green gold avo tree?  Need input on size, shape, vigor of this type.  Big tree?  Column or spreading?
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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2018, 11:39:29 AM »
Lots of info here (also other avo trees):

http://www.avocadosource.com/AvocadoVarieties/QueryDB.asp

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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2018, 12:06:13 PM »
Awesome website.  Thank you Jack. 
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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2018, 01:12:59 PM »
You can also look at the www.epicenteravocados.com 'varieties' page. I can't find an email or phone number for them but Epicenter seems like folks you might want to talk to.

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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2018, 01:22:37 PM »
You can also look at the www.epicenteravocados.com 'varieties' page. I can't find an email or phone number for them but Epicenter seems like folks you might want to talk to.


Haha, everyone wants to talk to them but they don't want to talk (or sell trees).  I already got a tree, just trying to decide where to put it.  I am trying to not put large spreading trees right next to one another.  The info says medium upright growth
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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2018, 02:52:40 PM »
That's too bad about Epicenter. I was hoping to get a tree from them in the future. Good luck with yours!

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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2018, 03:51:16 PM »
Its spreading and droopy. Not productive at my location and I have been considering top working.
I bought the tree from Epicenter 6 years ago .
 Your not missing out on anything.
Just graft any Avo rootstock, You'll be much better off.

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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2018, 06:01:29 PM »
That bad huh?  Do you have a pic of the tree?  I already got a 15gal tree, just wondering where to put it.
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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2018, 10:50:06 PM »
The tree has grown all right in a less than desireable location ( Not quite enough sun initially but it grew into it).
It's planted within 1 mile of the coast summer fog and cooler coastal conditions . I thought initially it being a Hawaiian strain may not fruit well here . Your conditions are much warmer than mine and you could have totally different results. I haven't tried the fruit. Plant it out! The more Avocado cross pollination the better.

That bad huh?  Do you have a pic of the tree?  I already got a 15gal tree, just wondering where to put it.

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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2018, 12:59:42 AM »
I got mine from epicenter also. It is spreading and droopy. More bushy than Pinkerton and holiday.

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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2018, 02:35:50 AM »
ill take a picture of mine tomorrow and post
With 3 acres of prime real estate for growing tropicals... why not create my own garden of eden?? Work in progress

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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2018, 04:54:02 PM »
I planted a 5g tree last year. The former leader of the tree has already been overshadowed by a lower branch that started growing sideways and had to be trained up. I hope I can coerce it to grow vertically. At least it seems to be hardy enough for 9b.

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Re: Green gold avocado tree
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2018, 02:54:51 AM »
Should you leave the droopy avocado trees to remain droopy and right or pull them upright? Same thing is happening for me where branches starting lower down are reaching upwards and surpassing the gusher branches.

 

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