Who doesn’t know avocados. Many people make this avocado as a juice which tastes great, what else is there a mixture of chocolate milk and some other sweeteners. Avocados are no longer a foreign fruit for Indonesians. Avocado cultivation in Indonesia has been done for a long time.
Besides being delicious, avocados have health benefits. Avocados can facilitate digestion because avocados contain lots of fiber. Avocados actually consist of various types that have different shapes and flavors in each type. Read also another common fruits in Indonesia.
Here are 10 types of avocados in Indonesia.
1. Vienna Avocado
Vienna Avocados have soft flesh and sweetness. Vienna Avocados have large in size, weighing 1.3 to 1.8 kilograms compared to ordinary avocados.
The main characteristic of this type of avocado is the leaf of a tree that grows elongated, about 12 to 25 centimeters and the flower looks hiding which has a size of 5 to 10 millimeters with a distinctive color, namely yellowish green.
2. Butter Avocados
Butter avocados are another excellent type of avocado which is favored by Indonesian people. Butter avocado is included in the flagship type because it has fruit with thick meat, non-runny texture, yellow on the fruit looks clean without defects and similar to butter. Butter Avocado has an average of about 600 grams per fruit.
This avocados has a rounded shape with the base and edges slightly rounded too. The length of the fruit is about 13 to 17 centimeters and the fruit diameter is 10 to 14 centimeters, while the thickness of kulait is only 1 mm and the thickness of the fruit flesh is 1.9 to 2.1 centimeters.
3. Miki Avocado
This type of avocado also has a soft meat texture with no bitter taste and has a fast harvesting age. This is the hallmark of Miki Avocados or Persea Avocados.
Although small in size, the taste of this superior avocado is no less competitive with other types of avocado. The flesh is quite thick and yellow making many people like it. Avocado Miki fruit weighs 400 to 600 grams per fruit.
This avocado includes fruit that is rejected by fruit caterpillars because the thickness of the avocado skin is very strong and difficult to penetrate the jaws of fruit caterpillars.
4. Kendil Avocados
Avocado kendil has a form that is almost similar to kendhil. Just as the name implies, this avocado kendil is large, bubbling under the fruit.
The taste of this avocado kendil is solid with its soft and sweet texture. Kendil’s weighs 600 grams to 2000 grams with a fruit size of almost one palm of an adult man.
Furthermore, Avocado kendil is the one of excellent avocadoes.
5. Seedless Avocados
Avocado without seeds, where is it possible? Most Indonesian people will be shocked when they hear avocados that do not have seeds. It’s true that there is a problem with avocados that have no seeds, are seedless avocados.
Besides that, avocado meat of this type is soft, dense with a rather sweet taste but still delicious. If you get fruit of this type, please divide and find whole flesh that is soft and seedless.
Plants that have the Latin name Persea Americana is superior varieties and extraordinary because of the characteristics of fruit without seeds. Physical characteristics of this plant is actually not much different from other types of avocado plants, brown stems, oval leaf shape is green on the upper surface and brownish yellow on the bottom surface. Regarding the form, the Seedless avocado is actually no different from avocado with seeds.
6. Alligator Avocado
Avocado Alligators are known for their unusually large or jumbo fruit sizes. This fruit has an elongated shape that extends and enlarges at the bottom like a pear. Regarding the taste, do not be surprised if the taste produced is very delicious because of the soft and fluffy texture of the meat.
Not only the size and taste are delicious, if you are ready to cultivate this fruit can make your bag healthy, because the benefits are certainly high thanks to size and taste. You may read also main crops in Indonesia.
7. Mega Gagauan Avocado
Avocado Mega Gagauan has the advantage of high production, round fruit shape, large fruit size, thick yellow flesh, rather fluffy, rather smooth surface, reddish rind, and has the potential to lift and introduce regional superior fruit to a wider audience.
In addition, Mega Gagauan avocado has a continuous fruiting characteristics, fruit weight reaches 600-800 g / fruit, yellow fruit flesh color. The shape of the fruit is rather round (the base and tip are slightly rounded). See also main ingredients in Indonesia.
8. Mega Paninggahan Avocado
Avocado Mega Paninggahan has the advantage of high production, round oval shape, spring size, thick yellow flesh butter, fluff, smooth skin surface, maroon red fruit skin color, continuous fruiting, fruit weight reaches 250-400 g / fruit, color yellow butter meat.
Meanwhile, what you must know is about the shape of Mega Paninggahan Avocado. The shape of Mega Paninggahan avocado is oval.
9. Mega Murapi Avocado
This avocado has the advantage of high production, rounded fruit shape, large fruit size, thick flesh with butter, fluff, rough skin surface, dark green fruit skin color, has the potential to be introduced and appointed as a regional superior fruit to a wider audience.
In addition, Mega Murapi avocado has a continuous fruiting characteristic, fruit weight reaches 400-600 g / fruit, yellow butter fruit flesh. The shape of the fruit is rather round (the base and tip are slightly rounded). You can see also exotic fruits in Indonesia
10. Hawaiian Avocados
In the past, the most popular type of avocado cultivated by Indonesian people was avocado butter which tastes sweet. But, now this trend is shifting.
Now Hawaiian avocado varieties are skyrocketing. Besides being sweeter, jumbo avocado size is also much bigger than other types. The weight of one fruit can reach 2 kilograms (kg), three times more than ordinary avocados. The texture of the flesh is also denser, but still soft when bitten.