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Ornamental Tree with Delicious, Healthy Fruit

Hass Avocado is a tree that produces outstanding fruit, and a pleasing appearance in the landscape. Plant one as a specimen tree, or several for a small orchard to provide appetizing avocados for your kitchen table.

Prized for its extraordinary, green-skinned, oval fruits which have a pebbly texture and present a pleasing appearance against the lush, glossy foliage.

As the fruits ripen, they transition to a dark purple/black hue that is a sharp contrast to the light green fruit within. Creamy with a slightly nutty flavor, this fruit will certainly delight your taste buds and be a delicious addition to the variety of dishes you may choose to serve it with.

Worldwide, Hass is the most popular commercially-grown avocado. Its durability in transport and reliable shelf life, make it a popular choice among growers and customers alike.

The Hass Avocado can produce fruit year-round and is a self-pollinator, so you can just have one if you like. However, once you've had one you're sure to want more.

It can also be grown indoors where the winters are too harsh. This is one of those landscape trees that is not only beautiful but bountiful in its harvest. It is sure to brighten your yard with its ornamental appeal while also providing you with delicious, healthy fruit.

  • Outstanding Fruit
  • Lovely Tree
  • Somewhat Cold Hardy

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep.
Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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Great Tasting, Productive Hass Avocado

Avocados are native to South-Central Mexico and have been traced as far back as 7000 BC and were likely been cultivated since the Incas civilization in 750 BC. But it wasn't the early 1900's did growers see the potential for the avocado in the United States.

The Hass was discovered in late 1920's by a postman named Rudolph Hass, who spent all his money on the purchase of a small plot of land in La Habra Heights, California, in order to satisfy his dream of growing avocados. With only enough money left to purchase seed from a local avocado pioneer/grower A.R Rideout, he planted with the intent of grafting over the most popular industry-standard of the day, the Fuerte avocado.

Hass was not very successful in his initial attempts to graft his seedling rootstock. After two years worth of attempts, he had finally got all but one to take. After it began to fruit, the story goes, he had decided to take it down and start over. His children talked him out of it, proclaiming the variety to be much better tasting than Fuerte. Today, this is often debatable, as the Fuerte is itself a very high-quality avocado.

Hass did see quality in the fruit and took it to Harold Brokaw of Brokaw Nurseries, which today is the largest grower of avocado grafts and seedlings in the nation. Brokaw agreed to propagate and help patent the variety for a 75 percent share of the revenue. The Hass was a more productive variety than Fuerte and came in at a different time of the year, so initial sales were brisk, with Brokaw quite frequently selling out.

It is said, though, that the money soon dried up as farmers began grafting their own trees, and by the time the patent expired in 1952, only a little over $5000.00 in total revenue had been collected. It was in that same year that Rudolph Hass passed away; leaving his name on the hard fought Hass avocado as the world wide top seller.


Hass Avocado Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones Outdoor 9-11; Patio 4-11
Growing Zones Outdoor 9-11; Patio 4-11
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Persea americana 'Hass'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 15 - 20 feet
Mature Spread 14 - 18 feet
Soil Type Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Sun Exposure Full Sun