Category Archives: Varieties

There’s a New Avocado in Hawaii, its a GEM!

There’s a new avocado making its way into the marketplace that might give the venerable Hass variety some competition. Called GEM — from the initials of Gray E. Martin, a University of California technician who helped develop it — the new variety actually was patented and released more than 15 years ago but only recently…
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Nursery Avocado Trees for Sale

We have certified clonal avocado trees for sale! The only source for GEM variety in Hawaii. We currently are grafting the following varieties, all varieties are subject to availability: GEM (Type A) Bacon (Type B) Bernecker (Type A) Brogden (Type B) Brooks Late (Type A) Choquette (Type A) Fuerte (Type B) Florida Hass (Type A)…
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From Myanmar to California: Learning to Grow Green Gold

Posted on December 4, 2018 by Dr. Michael Thomas, Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer Dr. Michael B. Thomas is an agribusiness consultant who has worked in more than 20 countries in the last 20 years as an agricultural and agribusiness expert. Twelve avocado producers, members of the Myanmar Avocado Producer and Exporter Association (MAVO) – a recently formed…
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