The Peterson avocado is of West Indian origin. The fruit is spheroid to ellipsoid. It is of small to medium size from 3 2/16 to 3 12/16 inch in diameter and weighs from 10 to 20 oz. The skin is light green, smooth with a flesh of good quality. The oil content ranges from 4 to 8%. The seed is of medium size and often loose in the cavity.