Avocado is one of the popular fruit crops consumed in Sri Lanka which is commonly grown fruit in home gardens of the wet zone of the country. Although first introduction of avocado into Sri Lanka is not well documented, some evidence suggests that it could have been originally domesticated over 200 years ago. However, the first recorded introduction was made on 12th May 1927 during the British occupation of the island . Avocado is a nutritious fruit. One-third of a medium avocado (50g) has 80 calories and contributes nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, making it a heart-healthy choice to help meet nutrients needs.