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A genus containing 118 accepted species of evergreen shrubs and small trees in the Lauraceae family, native to Central and South America, southeastern Asia. Members of this genus have simple glossy leaves and small green flowers, followed by pear-shaped edible fruits. The most well-known and, in tropical and mediterranean climates, extensively cultivated member is P. americana, commonly known as Avocado. There are many cultivars available, but are usually grown indoors as container plants and rarely flower.
Common problems with Persea
How to propagate Persea
Semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.
Graft in late summer or winter.