The sign is part of the "Tel Aviv Orchard" in Hayarkon Park, an orchard of fruit trees from Israel and the world Click for sign's details
The tree was photographed that day Click for a larger image Translation of the text on the sign
The logo of Tel Aviv-Jaffa - Ganai Yehoshua (Park Yehoshua Gardens)
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The emblem of the city of Tel Aviv - Jaffa Avocado
Scientific name: Persea americana
A tree from the Lauraceae family. Its name comes from the Aztec language. The origin of avocados in Mexico and Central America, arrived to Israel in 1920, but only in the 1960s became a common agricultural crop. The avocado does not ripen on the tree, but only after it is picked. The tree blooms in the spring and the fruit is picked in the winter months. There are numerous types. The most popular in Israel are Hass and Ettinger, the color of the avocado peel is green. And the color of the fruit is yellowish/greenish. The fruit has a large pit.