Avocado will not ripen on the tree. When ready for harvesting the fruit stem starts to yellow. Cut this stem leaving a stub on the fruit about 1/2 - 1cm long.
The smoke point of Avocado Oil is 255°C which is higher than any other vegetable or nut oil, so it is perfect for high temperature cooking.
Don Gordon says that gravel like pits found just under the skin of Avocado or Custard Apples are the result of the Fruit or Banana Spotting Bug exclusively. Smaller hits are from nymphs; bigger dimples are from adults.