Herb latin name: Persea edulis
Family: Lauraceae (Laurel Family)
Edible parts of Persea edulis:Fruit. No more details are given.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Forests, 1200 - 2400 metres.
Other uses of Persea edulis:Wood - moderately hard, even grained. Used for planking, tea boxes etc.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in a greenhouse in early spring. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first 2 winters. Plant them out into their permanent positions in early summer and give some protection from winter cold for their first winter or two outdoors.
Cultivation of Persea edulis:Forests, 1200 - 2400 metres.
Medicinal use of the herb:None known
Known hazards of Persea edulis:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.