When: Saturday, February 8, 2020 Time: 10 am - 7 pm. Where: Hale Halawai Beach Park, 75-5768 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Avocado Presentations, Tastings, DemonstrationsFree Family Event = Zero Waste Eventavocadofestival.org A free, zero-waste event offers non-stop activities for attendees of all ages. Family fun includes an avocado recipe demonstration, food sampling, an avocado grafting…Read more
Alert! Avocado Lace Bug, Pseudacysta perseae, new pest found on Oahu.
Avocado Lace Bug (Pseudacysta perseae) reduces overall vigor of the tree causing premature leaf drop. If you find any insect you’re not sure about take a sample to the Extension office and have it identified. Download UH Field ID Guide | UF Field Guide Figure 1. Adult and nymphs of the avocado lace bug, Pseudacysta perseae (Heidemann). Photograph by James…Read more
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…Read more
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)…Read more