Fuerte is one of the more cold-hardy varieties of Avocado with leaves that have a strong anise smell when crushed. Fruit is pear shaped, small to medium in size, with thin, slightly rough skin. Buttery textured flesh with a nice flavour.
fUERTE make a great specimen tree in the garden and IS a larger growing fruit tree so be sure you have the space for it to grow. 8m Hx 12m W. Fuerte bears fruit biennially.
Plant in a sunny but protected position in well-drained enriched soil. Avocados are very fussy about their soil conditions and will not tolerate wet feet or heavy soils, it is essential to prepare the ground by adding a lot of organic matter to the planting hole well before planting.
You'll save hundreds of dollars at the supermarket when you grow your own Avocados - especially since you can expect your tree to produce fruit year after year for 40+ years.