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Kahaluu and Malama avocado tree source?
« on: January 08, 2013, 01:39:03 PM »
Hi guys im new to the forum and found it while searching on google. I recently started my journey into avocado trees and purchased my first ones a Nishikawa and Yamagata.

I am looking for a source to buy Kahaluu and Malama trees from for my land. any info you can provide is greatly appreciated. thanks

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Re: Kahaluu and Malama avocado tree source?
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2013, 04:56:12 PM »
Hi guys im new to the forum and found it while searching on google. I recently started my journey into avocado trees and purchased my first ones a Nishikawa and Yamagata.

I am looking for a source to buy Kahaluu and Malama trees from for my land. any info you can provide is greatly appreciated. thanks


Kahaluu and Malama sound like Hawaiian names.  Bear in mind that trees that grow well in Hawaii might not do as well in South Florida.  For instance, it might not set much fruit in South Florida.

One of our members, Oscar, is located in Hawaii.  If these are Hawaiian varieties, Oscar may be able to locate them.  His website is:
http://www.fruitlovers.com/indexen.html
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Re: Kahaluu and Malama avocado tree source?
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2013, 09:26:36 PM »
I'm experimenting with both. It will be 3 years before we can see if these two are worth the effort in South FLorida. Malama grows very slow in Fl. Kahaluu seems to like it. I don't know anyone who has an adult tree of those two varieties.  The Nishikawa you will like. The  two yamagatas I have don't seem to like it here so far.
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Re: Kahaluu and Malama avocado tree source?
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2013, 10:40:00 PM »
My kahaluu is growing very well here in the west coast.  So far, so good!  I hope this variety will do as well as nishikawa. It seems kahaluu has a very spreading growing habit.
Carlos is yours showing a spread growing pattern?

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Re: Kahaluu and Malama avocado tree source?
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2013, 11:17:34 PM »
http://www.frankiesnursery.com/

here is a definitely source for trees... Kahalu'u is pretty good avo... I guess as good as any other good avo... thick, high oil content, soft creamy, rich flavor, somewhat nutty... The chefs rated it the best in Hawaii, but all the Kahalu'u's ive tried were not the best ive had.

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Re: Kahaluu and Malama avocado tree source?
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2013, 10:05:28 AM »
http://www.frankiesnursery.com/

here is a definitely source for trees... Kahalu'u is pretty good avo... I guess as good as any other good avo... thick, high oil content, soft creamy, rich flavor, somewhat nutty... The chefs rated it the best in Hawaii, but all the Kahalu'u's ive tried were not the best ive had.


Which one was your favorite?

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Re: Kahaluu and Malama avocado tree source?
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2015, 08:06:39 PM »
Interested in updates from those in Florida growing Malama avocado. 

Also interested in anyone in Florida that is growing sharwil or semil-34...

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Re: Kahaluu and Malama avocado tree source?
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2015, 08:59:10 PM »
I personally liked the Leahi from frankies. lousy yield on meat but so oil and creamy!

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Re: Kahaluu and Malama avocado tree source?
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2015, 02:49:58 PM »
Interested in updates from those in Florida growing Malama avocado. 

Also interested in anyone in Florida that is growing sharwil or semil-34...
Have them all
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