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Persea americana - Avocado Kampong (Sushi Avocado), 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

This is a late fruit that has been around for a while, since the 1900 Originated in what is now Kampong Botanical Garden in Coconot Grove, Miami, Florida. The flavor of this fruit very nice, oily, nutty, reminds of almonds. it is creamy, has no fibers. At the same time it has solid consistency and if you cut a square it remains a shape of the square. It is recommended by Lara as the best Sushi Avocado! It taste great as appetizer when cut in squares with some shrimp cocktail sauce.
See avocado varieties chart.
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