Hass, Reed and Fuerte are the main varieties grown in New Zealand. Hass however is the only commercial variety accounting for 95% of all planting and is the only variety currently able to be exported from New Zealand.
Oval shape. Thick, pebbly skin that darkens when ripe. Available August to May.
Large and round. Thick, Pebby skin that stays green when ripe. Available February to June.
Pear shape. Thin, smooth green skin that is not shiny. Skin remains green as fruit ripens. Available July to October.