The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Avocado Inspection Program (AIP) has announced the 2016/2017 season release dates as listed below.

 

Variety Size 40 Size 48 Size 60 Size 70 & Smaller
Bacon Oct 21 Nov 4 Nov 25 Dec 9
Fuerte Oct 27 Nov 10 Dec 1 Dec 15
Hass Nov 28 Dec 12 Jan 2 Jan 16
Zutano Nov 16 Nov 30 Dec 21 Jan 4
Variety Size 28 Size 32 Size 36 Size 40 Size 48 & Smaller
Pinkerton Nov 23 Dec 7 Dec 21 Dec 28 Jan 11
Variety Size 32 Size 36 Size 40 Size 48 Size 60 & Smaller
Gwen Feb 6 Feb 20 Mar 6 Mar 20 Apr 3
Variety Size 32 Size 36 Size 40 Size 48 Size 60 Size 70 & Smaller
Lamb Hass May 8 May 22 Jun 5 Jun 19 Jul 3 Jul 17

 

For further information regarding maturity release dates for a variety not listed above, please contact AIP (contact information can be found in the right column on this page).