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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #100 on: May 15, 2020, 05:44:29 PM »
I let my avos thin themselves.

When is everyone picking the reeds? I was told to wait until end of June, but have started seeing mature size fruits on the ground with sunburn.

I read online: "Reed avocados are not ready to eat until late summer…July through October in southern California."

The last time I had fruit I actually waited until October, and they were great then.

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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #101 on: May 15, 2020, 06:01:24 PM »
Reds are good by June here.  They are super good around August.  Sometimes they fall off this time of year when the tree drops it's old leaves.  The drops aren't very good, the ones that make it into summer are much better.
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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #102 on: May 15, 2020, 10:33:14 PM »
I ate one a few days ago. Crap.

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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #103 on: May 18, 2020, 09:39:01 PM »
Had one drop off and we ate it for dinner.  Was pretty good but they need another month to get more oil.



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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #104 on: May 24, 2020, 09:16:41 AM »
Had one drop off and we ate it for dinner.  Was pretty good but they need another month to get more oil.



Mine is just beginning to break flower buds, 3 months late.  Craziest thing I've ever seen.  Weather is all screwed up with repeated night temps in the 40's which has induced a 2nd bloom on Pinkerton and Ardith.

Have a fun weekend.  Put on a Prime brisket at 5:00 this morn.

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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #105 on: May 25, 2020, 06:59:23 PM »
Check out the fruit set on the reeds here, looks like every flower set a fruitlet.







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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #106 on: May 26, 2020, 10:41:31 AM »
Wow amazing set Brad your going to have mucho reeds :o ;)

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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #107 on: May 26, 2020, 02:39:45 PM »
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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #108 on: June 03, 2020, 03:33:54 PM »
What are good options for cross pollination for reed that flower about the same time?

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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #109 on: June 03, 2020, 03:45:34 PM »
It doesnt require any pollinator. 
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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #110 on: June 04, 2020, 02:30:56 PM »
My first (and only) mature reed avocado is humongous right now.




I also have a lot of small ones developing.





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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #111 on: June 04, 2020, 02:44:28 PM »
Yes wait until mid July to pick it, it's not ready yet.
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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #112 on: June 04, 2020, 02:52:01 PM »
Same question about Lamb-Hass Avocados.  Does anyone happen to know their picking timeframe?  I have two that look ready to go.

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Re: The Reed avocado thread
« Reply #113 on: June 05, 2020, 04:04:42 AM »
I think May thru summer.

 

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