Fuerte Avocado Farming, The Silent Money Maker
The avocado is without a doubt one of the most awesome foods available. It is simple yet satisfying with a smooth, great taste. Any manner of avocado is the perfect food for a healthy diet because it is highly nutritious.
Due to high global demand, the avocado has become a lucrative export product. Kenya has greatly increased its avocado production to become among the top 10 global avocado producers. Kenya is also the top avocado exporter in Africa.
The Fuerte avocado is often recognized as the archetypal avocado, green in color, pear-like in shape, and ranging from six to twelve ounces in size. It has smooth, medium-thin skin that peels easily, with dense, pale green flesh. It is marginally oily with a rich, creamy flavor and notes of hazelnut, and it is still considered by many to be the best tasting avocado.
The Fuerte avocado tree is large and spreading, one of the more cold-hardy varieties, and the leaves have a strong anise smell when crushed. The fruit set of the tree is irregular, as some trees never seem to have much fruit while others are productive, and it has a tendency to alternate in bearing, producing an adequate crop every other year, depending on weather at setting time, along with other factors.
Avocado trees differ in the types of flowers that they have. Type A have female flowers in the morning and male pollen-producing flowers in the afternoon, and Type B, like the Fuerte avocado, are the opposite. Fruit set in Fuerte avocado trees often improves dramatically when the trees are inter-planted with varieties that have Type A flowers because more pollen is available.
When temperatures are less than ideal for fruit set, Fuerte avocado trees may form fruits that are stimulated to grow by the pollen tube but never undergo fertilization, resulting in small, narrow seedless fruit called “cukes”, which may be harvested and sold as cocktail avocados.
Unlike most fruits, the avocado does not ripen on the tree and instead begins to ripen once harvested, and their sugar level actually decreases as they mature. Their skin remains green, and the fruit will yield to gentle pressure when ripe.
Description of Fuerte Avocado
- It has green skin that remains green even when ripe.
- It has a smooth, medium thin skin that is easy to peel.
- It is pear-shaped
- It has a medium size seed
- It is a medium to large fruit (140g–392g)
- It has a thick, pale green flesh
- It has good oil content (18%)
- It has a rich, creamy texture with a nutty flavor
Fuerte Avocado Tree
- It is a large tree (up to 10m) with a wide spreading canopy
- It is cold tolerant as it is able to withstand low temperatures without much damage.
Fuerte Avocado Seedlings
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