Episode 6 – Persea Americana, aka Avocado

Our sixth episode covers Avocado, known botanically as Persea americana.

There are actually 150 species of Persea distributed worldwide, however, only Persea americana and its five major varieties have any kind of economic or culinary significance.

Learn more about Persea americana and where its common name came from, plus much, much more in this episode devoted to the humble avocado.

Listen to Every Plant Deserves a Podcast wherever you get your podcasts.

Image credit: “the avocado tree next door” by emdot is licensed under CC BY 2.0.


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