Hass and Florida avocados are quite different in taste and texture. I enjoy them both but encourage you to try them yourselves and see which you prefer. Here’s a quick guide:
Hass avocados have a gnarly dark green, sometimes almost brown skin, and are about the size of a pear. They are ripe when just soft to the touch and are rich and buttery tasting.
Florida avocados are bright green with a smooth skin and are much larger than Hass. Like Hass, they are ripe when they just soft to the touch. Florida avocados have a lighter, sweeter more watery taste than Hass, and their flesh is less creamy and rich.
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