Variety: Zutano Avocados

Variety Overview

Zutano avocados are pear-shaped with shiny, thin yellow-green skins that don't change color when fully ripe and are somewhat more difficult to peel than other varieties. They have light-textured, pale green flesh around a pear-shaped seed. Their higher water content and lower oil content gives them a mild, somewhat watery taste. 


  • Avocados
  • Tropical Fruit
  • Pear-shaped with thin, shiny yellow-green skin that doesn't change color when fully ripe

  • Pale green and somewhat watery

  • Mild, watery

  • Medium to large; 6-14 ounces

  • Shiny yellow-green

  • Pear-shaped

  • Yes
  • Medium and pear-shaped

  • Fall through early winter

  • Photo courtesy California Avocado Commission

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