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You could grow an avocado tree as an ornamental plant for a few years, but it's unlikely it would ever produce fruit of any quality or quantity. Mature avocado trees reach 40 feet.
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How do you grow an avocado seed?

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, either by sprouting the seed in water or by actually planting the seed in soil. Many people start avocado trees as novelty hous ( Full Answer )

How long do avocado trees live?

\n. \n Answer \n. \nthey can live for more then 50 years\n. \nIf your avocado is in your house, it can't live more than 4 to 5 years.

What is the lifespan of an avocado tree?

"Avocado trees, as with all living organisms, have a life span during which the tree develops into maturity, bears fruit for a period of years, and then declines until it finally dies. A few individual seedling avocado trees growing in dooryards are estimated to be about 100 years old. The fir ( Full Answer )

What kind of avocado tree would grow in the Berkeley California?

TheMexicola Grande is rated as low as 18°. If you have frosts below this your only other alternative is to grow them in a container that you can move indoors (garage) for the winter. Added note: avocados need a lot of sunlight to fruit. Clifton's Nursery seems to be the best source for informatio ( Full Answer )

How do you grow an avocado tree?

Take the seed out of the center of the fruit. Poke 3 or 4 toothpicks 1/2" into the seed. Get a glass of water (a glass glass is best) and put the seed on top of it, so that the toothpicks suspend the seed halfway into the water, fat side submerged. Change the water every 1-2 days so as not to distur ( Full Answer )

Do avocado trees need tropical conditions?

In a word, NO. Some avocados do better in the tropics,eg, in Australia, the Shepard thrives in the tropics, and some like a mild climate,eg, Hass & Wurtz. Brendan, Australia.

Where do avocado trees typically grow and can they Grow in Vt?

avocado trees are subtropical, they like warm weather with no harsh winters (no snow or frost) and have a shalow root system 'cos they are used to light rain fall every fe days. they are also very sensitive to water salinity.

Determine the sex of an avocado tree?

OK, get a piece of string about 600mm (2 foot) long, tie a steel nut (from a bolt) on one end. Hold the string / nut ABOVE the tree. If the nut starts to rotate, the tree is a 'B' type. If the nut swings back and forth, it's an 'A' type!. This also works on tree branches, if the tree is too tall.. ( Full Answer )

Will a avocado tree survive in snow?

probably not, they dont like the cold much An avocado tree can survive occasional light snowfall, especially if it is a large, well-developed plant and the snow does not lay on the ground. However, the avocado is a tropical tree, and doesn't like the cold. It is prone to frostbite. I imagine tha ( Full Answer )

How do you grow a flamboyant tree from a seed or is there any special technique or you just put the seed in the pot ant it begins to grow?

Royal poinciana is a fast growing tree. It can grow up to 5 feet per year till maturity. It's essential to bear in mind that this tree requires a lot of space to grow. This tree can grow very tall, but its graceful umbrella like canopy can be wider than its height. Apart from this, you need to under ( Full Answer )

What sort of whether does avocado grow in?

Avocado trees grow in what is called a "Mediterranean climate", meaning warm and humid weather. In the continental USA, avocados are grown mainly in California, Florida and Texas.

How can you get your avocado tree to produce fruit?

It should bear fruit if you are properly nourishing it. Give it the proper things it needs in order to produce. Try going to a local gardening store such as Home Depot to find out the proper things your plant needs.

Does Panama grow Avocados?

Yes, Panama has avocado's, many different types were planted back early in the canal building and landscape days, as were different types of mangoes. I can tell you panama has some of the best. The best I ever had were from an old termite tree in Gamboa, the tree was on a side of a hill, they would ( Full Answer )

How do smudge pots for trees work?

They do not work by heating the air. They work by producing a heavy smoke layer over the orchard which reduces the heat loss by radiation to the night sky.

How much fruits can give avocado tree?

Depends on how well the plant is kept, also how well the season plays upon the plants life.. Depends on how well the plant is kept, also how well the season plays upon the plants life.. Depends on how well the plant is kept, also how well the season plays upon the plants life.

Do avocados grow in North Carolina?

In the United States most are grown in Califoornia and Florida. They do not tolerate cold temperatures well but the tree can be grown as a houseplant.

Does avocado help your hair grow?

yes it does just put or blend avocado put it in your hair leave for a few hours with shower cap then wash your hair do it every 2weeks

Can you grow avocado trees in New Jersey?

Yes, with caveats. Most avocado trees will die in the cold, true, if left alone. Articles I've seen from growers say that 32 degrees F or below would certainly kill an avocado tree. There are a couple of varieties that will survive to 18 degrees. Here in New Jersey, winter weather can be very unpred ( Full Answer )

Where do avocado trees grow?

Warmer climates,closer to the equator and in Africa and South America.In some parts of Australia has avocado too!California has a huge avocado industry

What is the habitat of avocado tree?


Where is the best place to grow Avocado Trees?

Any area with a climate comparable to Southern California, Florida or Chile. They also make an excellent houseplant and will bear fruit inside the house after about 3 years.

Can avocado trees grow in Florida?

Yes, but avocados hate cold, in winter Florida gets freezing temps overnight and oranges can barely make it so avocados would be borderline. You have to cover it with a cloth sheet not plastic to protect the foliage and insulate the stem besides mulching and heavily watering during the winter. bigg ( Full Answer )

What is the best soil for avocado trees?

Avocado trees are very susceptible to root rot. Therefor, they need soil that drains thoroughly and well. However, they also need rich soil. So a loamy, sandy soil is good for avocado trees that are outdoors, and a loose, rich humus soil is good for potted avocado trees.

What is the best fertilizer for an avocado tree?

A balanced complete fertilizer is the best fertilizer for avocado trees ( Persea spp ). Specifically, avocado trees benefit from equal intakes of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. They therefore favor balanced complete fertilizer. A complete fertilizer has all three of the macronutrients nit ( Full Answer )

Can avocado grow in tropical climate?

well we grow avocados in KwaZulu Natal region of South Africa (which is a tropical area), but i think they grow in winter

Why does avocado grow mold?

In my school we were doing a test to see what attracted the most flys the fastest. The avocado that we put out molded basicly before our eyes! We did some teasts and an avocado has a lot of fat so that makes it mold faster.

Where in Mexico does avocado trees grow?

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.

Do you have to pot a real Christmas tree?

I think no because well u can saw it cut it down or more but be careful because if u use a real Christmas tree they can come on fire and burn your house! I'm not trying to scare u! Sorry if i did

Can you grow fruit trees in pots?

Yes but not every fruit tree is suited to be grown in a pot. It depends on the type of roots it grows and the size of the pot obviously. The most suitable fruit trees to grow in a pot are: . Crab apples ('Red Flash' and 'Centennial') . Any apple on M-27 or Polish-22 root stock . Genetic dwar ( Full Answer )

Does a avocado tree need another avocado tree to produce avocados?

If you grow an avocado tree from a seed, as my mother did many years ago, it will not produce avocados unless the tree is grafted with the opposite sex. Any avocado tree purchased from any nursery or nursery department at the "big box" stores will already be grafted and will produce avocados. When y ( Full Answer )

Can an avocado tree grow in Canada?

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.

How do you make an avocado pit grow roots?

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 ca ( Full Answer )

What is the best climate for growing an avocado tree?

Avocado trees are a species of fruit trees indigenous to South America. This means that avocado trees were first naturally found in South America. Most of these trees were present in tropical areas. These trees are best suited to tropical or subtropical environments, which tend to be higher in hu ( Full Answer )

Where can one purchase an avocado tree?

An avocado tree can be purchased at many greenhouse store or garden supply store. Avocados like loose, rich, well draining soil. Blend any planting mix or potting soil into the dirt you take out of the hole prior to planting, and when placed back into the ground around the root ball, soil drainage ( Full Answer )

Where does the avocado tree grow?

An avocado tree can grow in a green house or outside. Or sometime in a small pot. It really depends on what one wants. It prefers humid climates to grow in.

Where can you buy potted trees and flowers?

One can buy potted trees and flowers at a market which specialised on plants. There are also many different small shops that sell plants. Also there is the possibilty to buy plants on the internet.

Where can you purchase potted Christmas trees?

There are several places where one can purchase potted Christmas trees. Some of these include Home Depot, Pines and Needles, Target, and Walmart. They can also be purchased from local gardeners.

How the i feed food plant to my avocado tree?

Feeding any kind of plant or tree can be very simple. To feed anavocado tree or any kind of tree, simply add the food to water andwater the earth around the tree.

What is the Japanese art of growing dwarf trees and shrubs in pots called?

The Japanese have become world-renown for Bonsai, the art ofgrooming miniature trees and shrubs (usually various pines) to growin small pots, trays or bowls. Bonsai evolved out of an ancientChinese tradition of crafting small trees in bowls -- early Chineseillustrations from the 8th century show bon ( Full Answer )

How do I grow an avocado seed to make a plant?

Insert three toothpicks about a half-inch deep into the avocadoseed from three directions just above the center of gravity. Theseed must be upright; the smaller end is the top. Use thetoothpicks as supports, placing the avocado seed atop a glass withenough water in it to touch the bottom of the avoc ( Full Answer )