SKU: 000618

Joey is from Uvalde, Texas and was named for Joey Ricers.


It is a pure Mexican-type, and produces small, oval-shaped, shiny thin skinned fruit with a tiny seed. Reportedly the tree is high cold tolerant, with mature specimens surviving temperatures in the mid-teens.


The flesh is light green in color.


Though this avocado does produce well in Florida, the fruit has a very difficult time ripening properly here. In fact, it seems rare that we can get a Joey fruit to ripen evenly and may topwork the tree in the future.


It does have the distinction as being perhaps the earliest maturing avocado in Florida; we’ve harvested fruit as early as May on a number of occasions and even got April fruit once from a previous tree in Loxahatchee.


Race: Mexican.

Flower type: A

Country: Texas - USA

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