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 Avocado Varieties Grown at Brokaw Nursery

Variety

Flower Type

Taste

Fruit  Size (oz)

Fruit Color

Fruit   Shape

Skin

Oil %

Fruit  Season

Tree Size

Remarks

Bacon

B

Good

18-32

green

ovoid

med-thin

18

Oct-Feb

med-upright

Very cold hardy pollinizer

Ettinger

B

Good

9-20

green

pear

thin

 

Feb-Jun

medium

lrg seed, fiber free, soft, melting

Fuerte

B

Xlnt

9-16

green

pear

med-thin

18

Jan-Apr

large-spread

alternate bearing

GEM

A

Xlnt

7-11

green/ black

ellipsoid

medium thick

18

Feb-Aug

medium compact

exhibits less alternate bearing than hass

Hass- Carmen

A

Xlnt

6-14

green/ black

obovate

medium

18

Jun-Sept

round compact dense

heavy bearing, fruits up to 3 times per year

Hass

A

Xlnt 

6-14

green/ black

obovate

medium rough

18

Feb-Aug

medium spreading

commercial

Lamb Hass

A

Xlnt

10-18

black

pear

pebbly

 

Jun-Dec

medium upright

commercial, matures later than hass

Reed

A

Xlnt

12-18

green

round

med-thick

19-20

Sep-Dec

medium spreading

resistant to salt burn, cold tender

Zutano

B

Good

11-14

green

pear

med-thin

16

Dec-Jan

large upright

good low temperature

 

Citrus Varieties Grown at Brokaw Nursery

Type Class Variety Peel Skin Fruit    Season Seeds Tree Specs Remarks
Lemon Lisbon Limco 8A N/A Rough Year round Yes smaller tree size more open growing, not free of thorns Most popular lemon, fruit is not of the highest quality. Vigorous & fruitful  
Lemon Lisbon Strong N/A Standard Year round Yes Thorny, Vigorous More vigorous than Strong Old Line. Bears large, good looking lemons.
Lemon Lisbon Prior N/A Smooth, classic pointed fruit shape Year round Yes Thornless, very vigorous, later bearing Large fine fruit, more vigorous than Limco 8A; requiring more pruning. Tendency to become vegetative on the coast.
Lemon Eureka Allen N/A Smoother, delicately textured Year round Yes Bears well, high quality fruit, healthy tree Has the best longevity on Macrophylla rootstock. Shorter lived than Lisbon, decline with age, productive live averages 12 years
Lemon Meyer   N/A Thin-skinned Year round Yes Small, thornless, everbloom, extended season Dark colored with less acid than Eureka and Lisbon. Commercial, farmers markets & direct sales. Lacks storability and shipability
Mandarin   Satsuma Easy Smooth, thin Winter Few Weeping Traditional winter mandarin, cold hardy, productive, vigorous.
Mandarin   Tango Easy Smooth Spring No Upright The seedless Murcott, moderately vigorous, excellent production, good fruit.
Mandarin   Gold Nugget Easy Bumpy Spring No Heavy bearing Fruit is rich and sweet with a bright orange rind. Suitable for high density.
Navel   Washington Easy Thick- Skinned Easy Peel Winter No Round, droopy canopy of moderate size Fresh fruit, peel & eat. Not very vigorous
Valencia   Olinda Sticky Thin- Skinned Summer Yes More compact than old clone.  Juicing fruit. Can establish spreading growth habits
Grapefruit   Star Ruby N/A Less thick, bumpy Spring Few not as vigorous growing  fruit is often smaller, attractive fruit that holds well on tree
Lime   Bearss Lime N/A Thin, smooth Fall/ Winter No medium large size  somewhat spreading

 

Cherimoya Varieties Grown by Brokaw Nursery

Type

Variety

Hand Pollination Required

Cherimoya

Bays

No

Cherimoya

White

Yes

 

Kiwifruit Varieties Grown by Brokaw Nursery

Type

Variety

Sex

Kiwifruit

Hayward

Female

Kiwifruit

Chico

Male

Kiwifruit

Cheiftan

Male