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Photo Credits:
M. Ritter, W. Mark and J. Reimer

Photo Locations:
Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA, Cal Poly State University - San Luis Obispo, CA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA and Kula Botanical Garden - HI

AVOCADO
Persea americana


General Notes


     Branches don't droop but 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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SelecTree. "Persea americana Tree Record." 1995-2014. Jul 31, 2014.
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