Black skin Originated
South African Avocado variety.
Outstanding appearance and taste
The Maluma is a registered variety grown in South Africa, Spain (and EU), Israel, Morroco, Egypt, Peru, Chile, Australlia, Newzeland and Cyprus.
Maluma was Introduced and registered in Israel on 2014.
Oren nursery is Maluma agent for Israel, as well as Cyprus and Turkey.
First commercial plots were planted on 2017.
By 2023 the total Maluma area in Israel is about 200 Hectares.
Excellent nutty taste, buttery smooth texture
Less alternate bearing
less alternate bearing than other varieties.
Big fruit size (Larger than Hass):
Small pit (seed)-provides more interior pulp for customers.
Fruit yellowish flash:
once cut, stays green longer time than other varieties that tend to turn brown.
Fruit Skin: rough, bumpy, shinny, turns purple black once ripe.
Fruit flavor & texture: outstanding nutty taste, buttery smooth texture, no fibers.
once fruit turns black.
Shelf life: longer than other varieties when kept at 6 degrees Celsius.
Tree shape: upright, can be grown as a central leader, suitable for high density orchards.
Fruits are hanging "inside" tree canopy: provide hail and sunburns protection. Strong fruit stipes provide wind protection and less fruit drop.
Maluma in Israel
Maluma development in Israel 2016-2021