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.