Whether Mexican, Guatemalan or West Indian, all varieties of avocados (Persea americana) prefer growing in frost-free, subtropical and tropical climates. Trees are well suited for growing throughout USDA Hardiness Zones 9b through 11, according to the University of Florida.
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