Persea schiedeana
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Persea schiedeana


  family lauraceae 
  genus persea 

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Genus  Persea Species  schiedeana Variety  Cultivar  Common names  coyo   avocado Family  LAURACEAE Specimen number  S9287 Data source  GrUnFr p22-26
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Deciduous Stature  Tree Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  60' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  USDA zones 09a-11 AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  This somewhat tender plant can only survive cold winter nights that dip to 20� Fahrenheit. Persea schiedeana is known as coyo in some countries.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The fruit is stringy with watery flesh. Some of the vitamins and minerals found in Persea schiedeana include: vitamins, calcium, iron and phosphorus. See the full list of nutritional values for more. Avocado is most often used as oil. This plant is most frequently used fresh.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method  Self fertile Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Fresh   Oil Nutritional value  Vitamins   Calcium   Iron   Phosphorus   Protein Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts stringy with watery flesh Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Persea schiedeana is self fertile. Avocado most likely originates from Central and South America.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Persea schiedeana is deciduous in nature.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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