Hass avocado

cultivar of avocado with dark-colored, bumpy skin

The Hass avocado is a cultivar of avocado (Persea americana) with dark green colored, bumpy skin.[1] It was first grown and sold by Southern California mail carrier and amateur horticulturist Rudolph Hass, who also gave it his name.[1][2][3]

The Hass avocado is a big fruit weighing 200 to 300 grams.

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 Stradley, Linda (2004). "All About Avocados: History of the Hass Avocado". What'sCookingAmerica.net. Newberg, OR: self-published. Retrieved 2008-05-13. Stradley is a well-known culinary author.
  2. "The Hass Mother Tree: 1926–2002". Avocado.org. Irvine, CA: California Avocado Commission. 2008. pp. "About Avocados: History" section. Archived from the original on 2008-09-13. Retrieved 2008-09-27.
  3. "Avocado History". IndexFresh.com. Bloomington, CA: Index Fresh Avocado. 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-12-25. Retrieved 2007-12-29.