Branches don't droop and are susceptible to breakage. Native to Central Mexico.
A Persea americana in San Juan Capistrano is registered as a California Big Tree. It measures 72 feet high, with a trunk circumference of 185 inches and a crown spread of 59 feet.
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W. Mark and J. Reimer
Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA and Kula Botanical Garden - HI
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SelecTree. "Persea americana Photo Record." 1995-2012. May 22, 2013.
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