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Avocado Tree

The evergreen avocado tree may grow up between 8 to 18 meters. The leaves is variable shape from oval, elliptic or lanceolate. Guatemalan type leaves are anise scent, and Mexican leaves type are anise scent while West Indian leaves type are scentless. The greenish yellow flower had 2 whorls of 3 lobes. Tree is grow well in sandy loam no matter soil is acidy or alkaline with good drainage. The tree produce fruit withon 1 to 2 years and can last to 20 years for fruiting.

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Avocado Nutrients Content

The fruit are combined protein, fat of butter, minerals and vitamins. The nutrition fact as below.

Nutritional Value per 100g
polyunsaturated 1.82 g
Carbohydrates 8.53 g
Thiamine (Vit. B1) 0.067 mg
Sugars 0.66 g
Dietary fiber 6.7 g
Phosphorus 52 mg
Potassium 485 mg
Zinc 0.64 mg
Fat 14.66 g
saturated 2.13 g
monounsaturated 9.80 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin B6 0.257 mg
Folate (Vit. B9) 81 µg
Vitamin C 10 mg
Calcium 12 mg
Iron 0.55 mg
Magnesium 29 mg

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The avocado scientific name is Persea Americana from family Lauraceae. It is native to Central America. It is sometimes known as the avocado pear or alligator pear. The fruit is oval or near round with 7 to 30 cm long and diameter up to 14cm.

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