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Persea americana - Avocado Marcus Pumpkin, Grafted

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What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Very rare and hard to find variety! Marcus Pumpkin Avocado - Green, Large, Round, Pumpkin shaped Fruit 30-40 oz, Fruit time October through November. Good Cream flavor. It is so unique in its shape. It is hard to eat a whole one because of its size.
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Grown in 6"-10"/ 1-3 gal pot

9 plants in stock

$89.00

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