Story: Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts

Harvesting avocados

Harvesting avocados

Avocados grow on tall, spreading trees, so cherry pickers or hydraladders are needed to reach the uppermost fruits. This hydraladder is 10 metres tall, fully extended.

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New Zealand Avocado Growers' Association

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Sandy Scarrow, 'Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts - Avocados and persimmons', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16009/harvesting-avocados (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Sandy Scarrow, published 24 Nov 2008