Features avocado Persea gratissima fruit, flowers and leaves. The avocado tree has a long history of cultivation in Central and South America. The oldest evidence of avocado use was found in a cave located in Coxcatlán, Puebla, Mexico, that dates to around 10,000 BC. It is now grown around the world in warmer climates.
Based on a botanical illustration of the 1850s from Le Jardin Fleuriste by Charles Lemaire, which we have carefully restored and enhanced.
- Artist / Collection: Lemaire, Charles
- Stock Number: fva21271