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edzone9

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Avocado Fruit ID?
« on: November 18, 2018, 05:49:52 PM »
Hello Members,

Saw this avocado at Walmart and picked up a few , are they Lula?

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Re: Avocado Fruit ID?
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2018, 07:20:15 PM »
Anyone?
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Re: Avocado Fruit ID?
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2018, 04:13:27 PM »
Store bought stuff... pass. However look similar to a Russell Avocado.
“When life gives you lemons, throw it back & say, “I said I wanted a MANGO!”

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Re: Avocado Fruit ID?
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2018, 11:48:11 PM »
Thank you
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Re: Avocado Fruit ID?
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2018, 11:58:11 PM »
Yes, it's probably Lula although the neck is a little longer than most.  Have you tasted it yet?  Lulas are quite good.  Somewhat dry and a little sweet.
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Re: Avocado Fruit ID?
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2018, 12:50:33 AM »
Could be an elongated Lula. ‘Hall’ is another possibility.

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Re: Avocado Fruit ID?
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2018, 07:53:44 AM »
I still think Lula.  Look closely at PIN's picture and Ed's picture.
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Re: Avocado Fruit ID?
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2018, 10:17:28 AM »
How’d you end up enjoying it Ed? I picked one up as well and detected some sweet notes so assumed it was lula as well. Mine wasn’t quite as elongated. Thought it was quite good though.

I believe it has convinced me to grow lula over Monroe, mostly because I haven’t heard anyone growing monroe  up here and lula stays on the tree for a while.

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Re: Avocado Fruit ID?
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2018, 01:03:03 PM »
How’d you end up enjoying it Ed? I picked one up as well and detected some sweet notes so assumed it was lula as well. Mine wasn’t quite as elongated. Thought it was quite good though.

I believe it has convinced me to grow lula over Monroe, mostly because I haven’t heard anyone growing monroe  up here and lula stays on the tree for a while.

Lula definitely has better cold hardiness in the event you get freezes. Only issue in interior areas is that it can get quite a bit of scab.

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Re: Avocado Fruit ID?
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2018, 08:37:54 AM »
True with the scabs.  Also, Lula had a very large seed, relative to fruit size.
None of mine (when I had the tree) was ever that elongated.

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Re: Avocado Fruit ID?
« Reply #10 on: November 25, 2018, 10:01:15 AM »
Is scab just on the exterior so that the flesh is still good?
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