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Persea americana or schiedeana
« on: November 12, 2019, 07:40:12 AM »
Hi,
bought some long avocado from the Dominican republic in an ethnic Indian shop in Germany. The biggest fruit there were 1,2 kg or 2,64 pound. Not sure about the variety. Could it be Persea schiedeana? Or if not can anyone guess the variety?

https://youtu.be/EB2zDSpLwK4

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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2019, 08:03:17 AM »
looks like Russell avocado. That fruit has a lot of juice and may have been picked early. Some of these may have a loose seed when shaken which would indicate a more fully matured fruit.
https://www.myavocadotrees.com/russell-avocado.html

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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2019, 10:15:08 AM »
Yes, that seems quite likely. Thank you.
So nobody thinks it could be schideana?

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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2019, 05:26:25 PM »
It's not schiedeana. It's some type of west Indies (Carribean) avocado.
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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2019, 08:24:56 PM »
Ive never heard of schiedeana in commercial production, especially export scale.  Dominican Republic has a significant production of West Indian avocados. We see them show up here in CR sometimes.

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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2019, 06:29:14 AM »
Thank you, you convinced me. I guess that i need to go to the Rainforest for some real schiedeana.

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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2019, 10:36:23 AM »
I think weve had some reports on it before and Scheidanea seems to come from high parts of Mexico that are semi-arid.

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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2019, 11:18:36 AM »
I have schiedeana growing from frankie's ,but it won't hold fruit in my climate.I think it did for him but he has a more moderate climate,less hot and humid.After years like that I topped worked most of tree with lula.

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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2019, 01:59:37 AM »
I think weve had some reports on it before and Scheidanea seems to come from high parts of Mexico that are semi-arid.
Mine is fruiting just great in very rainy climate at only 650 ft. elevation. And i'm pretty sure it would fruit a lot lower than that also.
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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2019, 02:02:46 AM »
Thank you, you convinced me. I guess that i need to go to the Rainforest for some real schiedeana.

I could mail you seeds or scions if you wanted? They usually fruit in June-July.
There is an old thread about Persea schiedeana that i started here:
http://tropicalfruitforum.com/index.php?topic=4481.0
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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2019, 06:27:48 AM »
Thank you very much for the offer but currentl i grow only temperate fruits. When i have a tropical garden of my own i might consider it.

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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2019, 08:50:50 AM »
I would like to try seeds Oscar!!

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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2019, 05:38:17 PM »
I would like to try seeds Oscar!!
They are usually fruiting in June-July.
Are you the one that posted about the schediana tree you got from Frankies not fruiting for you? FYI my tree is from a different source.
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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #13 on: November 15, 2019, 05:50:30 PM »
Yes I had that mule since 2005, makes fruit up to 5/8" inch and then aborts all.

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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #14 on: November 15, 2019, 10:31:09 PM »
Yes I had that mule since 2005, makes fruit up to 5/8" inch and then aborts all.
Could also send you scion wood to graft on to your root stock, as well as trying from seed. My tree fruited from seed planting in only 5 years. They grow very fast.
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Re: Persea americana or schiedeana
« Reply #15 on: November 16, 2019, 05:09:37 PM »
Hi,
bought some long avocado from the Dominican republic in an ethnic Indian shop in Germany. The biggest fruit there were 1,2 kg or 2,64 pound. Not sure about the variety. Could it be Persea schiedeana? Or if not can anyone guess the variety?

https://youtu.be/EB2zDSpLwK4

Thank you.

It is a Wilson Popenoe Avocado. Widely grown in DR
Carlos
www.myavocadotrees.com
zone 10a Miami-Dade County

 

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