Recommended with Joey Avocado Tree
- Product Description
- Planting & Care
- Shipping Info
Joey Avocado – A Cold Hardy Variety!
Known for its small, egg-shaped fruit, the Joey Avocado is one of the more cold hardy avocado varieties (Zones 8b-11).Â The fruit is purple-black with a thick skin, and flavored nutty flesh.Â This mexican variety is a very heavy bearer of fruit, you will be happy during the harvest season.Â Â Ripens from August to October.
|Container Plant||Container Friendly|
|Growing Zone||8B, 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11B|
|Mature Height||25-30 FT|
|Mature Width||15-20 FT|
Starter Fertilizer: Kickstart with Espoma Organic Bio-tone® Starter Plus. This potent blend boosts root mass and aids in mitigating transplant shock, ensuring your plants thrive in their new home.
Maintenance Fertilizer: For continued growth and fruit production, we recommend Espoma Organic Citrus-tone Fertilizer. This product is specifically formulated for citrus & avocado trees, providing them with the essential nutrients they need for vibrant growth and abundant harvests.
Fruitscaping™ with Avocado Trees
Immerse yourself in the exciting world of Fruitscaping™ with our Avocado Trees. These tropical and subtropical beauties not only yield an abundance of nutritious and delicious fruit but also bring an exotic flair to your garden or landscape.
Avocado trees prefer well-drained soil, ideally sandy or loamy, enriched with organic matter. A higher pH can result in nutrient deficiencies, so it’s crucial to aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH. Enhance your soil’s fertility and structure by adding compost or well-rotted manure.
Applying a layer of organic mulch around your avocado tree helps conserve soil moisture, suppress weed growth, and improve soil fertility over time as it decomposes. Mulch also assists in maintaining a cooler root environment during hot periods and provides some protection against frost in the colder months.
Avocado varieties vary in size, shape, skin texture, and flavor, offering a delightful range of choices to suit your culinary and garden needs. Enjoy the creamy, buttery flesh in salads, on toast, or as homemade guacamole.
The substantial size of avocado trees can create a statement in larger gardens, providing a striking focal point and ample shade. With their glossy, dark green leaves, they add a touch of tropical ambiance to your outdoor space.
Though larger than most fruit trees, avocados can be successfully grown in containers, especially dwarf or semi-dwarf varieties. This makes it possible for those with limited space or colder climates to enjoy homegrown avocados, as potted trees can be moved indoors during colder weather.
Embark on your Fruitscaping™ journey with Avocado Trees. Savor the process from planting and caring to ultimately enjoying the rich, smooth taste of your homegrown avocados. It’s a unique blend of horticultural beauty and gastronomical delight.
You can find many planting & care guides on our growing guides page.
Unfortunately, We Cannot Process Orders to California, Hawaii, Alaska, or Internationally: Please note that due to specific agricultural regulations, we’re unable to ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, and Alaska, or outside the United States. Additionally, citrus trees can only be shipped within the state of Florida.
Before Your Plants Arrive: You can find many guides on unpacking, planting, & care, on our growing guides page.
The Journey From Our Nursery to Your Door: We NEVER ship our plants bare root. Your plant will travel in the very container in which it was nurtured. We thoroughly prune and water them before packing, and make sure they’re well wrapped to retain moisture during transit. It’s as though you’ve personally collected them from our nursery!
Choose Your Ship Date: We understand you’ll want to be available when your plant arrives. Our checkout process features a handy calendar that allows you to choose the Monday on which you want your plant to ship. Depending on your location, you’ll likely receive your plant by Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of that week. Once shipped, UPS will generate a tracking number and send it to the email you provided. You can then follow your plant’s journey and ensure someone is available to unpack it on arrival day.