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Avocado, Lila ®Scientific Name: Persea americana
History/general species info: Lila, not to be confused with Lula, originated in Uvalde, Texas. The name ‘Lila’ came from a large commercial nursery that propagated this variety and renamed it.
Characteristics: Dense, evergreen, vigorous growing tree. Hardy to 14 degrees. Medium pear-shaped fruit, 6 to 12 oz. Rich flavor, green skinned avocado. Ripens mid-July to September.
Flower: yes, pale yellow, inconspicuous
Planting / Care: For detailed information on Avocados click here.
Size and Spacing: 25ft tall and 20 ft. wide. Can be pruned to keep to a smaller size.
Pollinator needed to bear fruit: self-pollinating
Home Fruit Production - Avocadohttps://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/archives/parsons/fruit/avocado2.html
Texas Fruit Production - Avocadoshttps://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/fruit-nut/files/2015/04/avocados_2015.pdf
Galveston County - Fruit and Nut Production http://counties.agrilife.org/galveston/files/2012/03/Fruit-Nut-Production-Avocados.pdf