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To grow an avocado pit, put toothpicks around the pit and suspend it in a glass of water. Keep the bottom of the pit covered in water, and the pointed end goes up. The pit will sprout in less than a month, then you can plant it.
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The avocado tree (Persea americana), when grown by a hobby gardener is normally grown from seeds removed from ripened fruit. There are two acceptable methods of doing this, e…ither by sprouting the seed in water or by actually planting the seed in soil. Many people start avocado trees as novelty house plants by piercing the seed with its pointed end up, partially through with toothpicks on three or four sides to hold it on the top of a jar or vase partly with water and few pieces of charcoal (to keep the water sweet) just covering the base. In 2 to 6 weeks, when roots and leaves are well formed the plant is set in potting soil. Unless they're moved into soil within a few weeks or months after germination, they'll begin to deteriorate. They are also easily sprouted in a well-drained 4- or 5-inch pot of porous, fertile soil. The top of the seed (the "pointy end") should just barely peek above the surface of the soil. If the soil is kept fairly moist and the temperature is between 60 and 70 degrees, the seed will begin to sprout and a pretty, leafy plant will develop. When the seedling reaches 12 inches, it should be pinched back to about 6-8 inches to produce a rounder, fuller plant. Avocados grown inside thrive in sun or in a good, lighted location. Once they've filled their pots up with healthy roots, they should be potted in larger ones. Repotting should be done in the spring. Well-rooted plants should be given a dilute liquid fertilizer every week or two. Watering should be done so that the soil never becomes really dry but isn't ever soggy and waterlogged. They should be fertilized with a balanced houseplant food every two or three weeks in the summer and about every six weeks during the winter. It's also a good idea to mist the leaves of your Avocado if the air in your home is very dry. Indoor trees need low night temperatures to induce bloom. Transplanting should be done in early spring. Potted plants should be moved outdoors gradually, so they can acclimatize themselves, and adjust to the new elements. Avocado in the garden Avocado trees are very versatile in their adaptability to different soils, but they prefer a rich loose sandy loam. They will not survive in locations with poor drainage. . The desirable pH level is generally considered to be between 6 and 7. They will grow in shade and between buildings, but are only productive in full sun. The root system is extensive and will choke out nearby plants, so they should be given plenty of room--up to 20 feet. However two or three trees can be planted in a single large hole to save garden space and enhance pollination. Once established the avocado is a fairly tough tree. Once the tree is a year old, they should be fed four times yearly using a balanced fertilizer. Older trees benefit from feeding with nitrogenous fertilizer applied in late winter and early summer. Yellowed leaves (chlorosis) indicate iron deficiency. This can usually be corrected by a foliar spray of trace elements containing iron. Stick a few toothpicks in a circle halfway down the seed and support it on the edge of a glass then keep enough water in the glass to keep the bottom of the seed wet. (The bottom is the larger, round end.) It should sprout and you'll see the plant come out the top. Then you can transplant it into potting soil.
yes - fairly easily if you live in a warm climate.
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An avocado has one big pit which is the seed for the plant.
yes it can
Yes, they are the fruit of the avocado tree, Persia americana.
Yes. But you may want to break the pit up, because it will take a long time for it to break down, if you don't.
All over Mexico, but the most important regions include the states of Sinaloa on western Mexico, and Michoacan on the southwestern Pacific coast of Mexico.
The Canadian climate is not hospitable to the avocado tree, however, you can still grow an avocado tree in Canada, as long as it is in a greenhouse or other warmed enclosure. …You could have a small, potted tree in your living room.
If you live in a temperate climate simply throw it into the compost and you'll get avocadoes sprouting up where you spread the compost. You can half submerge it in a pot of …compost or soil and water it - it will split, send up a shoot and then grow roots. If you live in a colder climate you can stick tootpicks into the side of the pit and suspend it over a glass or jar. Fill the glass with water so that it touches the bottom of the pit. It will send out a shoot and roots will grow hydroponically down into the water. These methods will work fine if you want an avocado as a house plant for the foliage. If you are hoping to grow your own avocado fruit be prepared for disappointment. You would be better off buying a grafted tree from a nursery. The avocado is a forest tree and would not normally bear fruit until it reaches the top of the forest canopy. If you grow your own avocado from the stone you should wait till the main shoot is 1 foot tall and then cut it back to 6 inches. This will encourage the plant to produce side shoots and will increase the liklihood of it bearing fruit sooner. ~~~~~~~ Great Answer! Let me add one note, When your plant is successfully grown for indoor display it does not like to go outside in direct sunlight, just keep it inside. The direct sunlight will kill it within a matter of hours.