Avocado is a fruit that grows on trees of the laurel family.

118 species of avocados are known.

Avocados grow naturally in the Americas and Southeast Asia.

Avocado interesting facts

1. The avocado is also called a grateful treat.

2. The appearance of an avocado resembles a pear. It is even called an avocado pear.

3. The big stone inside the avocado is not edible.

4. Avocados contain persin which is highly poisonous to some birds, horses, dogs, cats, cattle, rabbits and goats.

5. Over 75% of the world’s avocado production comes from North America.

6. According to archaeological research, avocados were known in today’s Peru 15,000 years ago.

7. Some varieties have a very rough skin, they are called alligator pear.

8. Avocados are the perfect fruit and contain most vitamins, healthy fats and protein. Everything you need to be healthy.

9. The word avocado comes from the Aztec language “Nahuatl”, which means “nucleus”.

10. Aztec virgins were forbidden to eat avocados. This fruit was believed to be too strong an aphrodisiac.

11. In China, it is often called the butter fruit.

12. Avocado grains can be over 6 cm long.

13. From a biological point of view, the avocado is a single grain berry.

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Avocado questions and answers

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How much calories does avocado have?

There are 160 kcal in 100 grams of avocado.

Is an avocado a fruit or a vegetable?

Avocado is a fruit. It grows on a tree and is one of the single-grain berries.

How long does an avocado mature?

Avocados mature for a very long time, from 6 to 8 months.

Can a whole avocado be eaten?

Only the flesh is edible, it accounts for about 85% of the weight of the fruit.

How tall does an avocado grow?

The avocado tree can grow up to 20 meters.

How much does an avocado weigh?

The weight of avocados ranges from 100 g to even 1 kg.

Can you be allergic to avocados?

Each plant can cause allergies. People who are allergic to pollen and latex may be allergic to avocados.

Is it true that avocado cultivation consumes a great deal of water and are there sa mafias in some countries that rob farmers of their crops?

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