Heritage avocados grow YEAR ROUND in California -- so here is a list of what kinds are ripe - in which months.
What this means to YOU is -- what month(s) should you steal that avocado from a neighbor's tree -- no wait -- that's not right. ;-)
|This avocado is REALLY full of oil - you can see how creamy it is. If flesh sticks to the pit - its usually a good sign...|
What it means is -- in California -- Hass are BEST in summer and early Fall. Even I eat Hass during the summer as they are very delicious. For all the other months, here is the Diva's preferences:
REWARD FOR READING MY BLOG: (You should follow the Diva on Facebook - because whenever I get a GREAT avocado - like late-season ones, or the ever elusive Nabal - I eat it. Then I put a notice on Facebook that I have some for sale - and they sell in hours!! If I get a LOT of great avocados - they always go to my Diva Club members first.)