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Hass Avocados – 25 lbs
Sold in increments of 25 lbs SHORT HISTORY OF AVOCADOS: No one knows how many varieties there can be, since each seed will produce its own . The dominant is “Hass” named after its developer in the San Fernando Valley, Ca. This means each Hass Avocado tree is a graft, originating from the mother tree. This grand dame passed away several years ago from simple old age The Hass fruit has a dimpled skin which gets darker when the fruit is ripe. Most commercial avocados are pre ripened in the United States. The eatable part is green, oily, with a distinctive flavor. The seed is smallish which means more food for the dollar spent. Weathering Heights grows mostly Hass, and fortunately has one grown from a seed of the mother tree and crafted from scion of the mother tree.
Meyers Lemons – 35 lbs
Sold in 35 lb increments The Meyer Lemon: it is better known as “the sweet lion”. Most chefs prefer it to other lemons because of that sweetness. Its actual discovery is not well established, but the belief is it came from a cross between a regular lemon and a mandarin. Normally it is marketed in its yellow stage., but it can ripen to a light orange color, which is even sweeter. Weathering Heights grows them at an elevation of 1,600 feet above the Pacific Ocean. The Cool ocean Air brings the best out of the fruit.