Family in Hawaii Sets Record For Growing World's Heaviest Avocado


A family in Hawaii has set the world record for growing the heaviest avocado. Here's more about it:

A Hawaii family has won a place with the Guinness World Records for the world's heaviest avocado.

The Pokini family from the island of Maui received the Guinness certificate this week for the avocado weighing 5.6 pounds,The Maui News reported Thursday.

The average avocado weighs about 6 ounces, according to Guinness officials.

The Pokini family's avocado tree is more than 10 years old and 20 feet tall. Mark Pokini planted it when his son was born, using a seed from his brother-in-law's tree on Oahu island, he said.

It's massive! Apparently the family made lots of guacamole with it afterwards.


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