Leaves don't look that good

Avocado    None Given

My leaves look like this. Is something wrong? It's a black avocado and it is planted in Tampa, Fl. It does have some fruit on it.

Asked by: Abbey (1 point)   Posted:March 22, 2017

1 answer    753 views

This is my tall one, I hope you can see the problem.
Leaves on my avocado plants are are drying on the ends and flaking away?

Avocado    None Given

I had a problem with browning but this is different. They are turning dark brown but drying and flaking off. What should I do?

Asked by: Lorraine (1 point)   Posted:June 4, 2017

0 answers    359 views

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Fibers of Avocado

Avocado    Philippines

Which type of fiber are avocados richer: soluble fiber or insoluble fiber?

Asked by: Liz (1 point)   Posted:November 12, 2018

0 answers    92 views

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Lila Avocado leaves turning brown in heat

Avocado    Goliad, Texas

Planted tree about 4 months ago. Water regularly, twice a week. Why have all leaves turned brown? I'm in South Texas Ben

Asked by: Ben (1 point)   Posted:July 20, 2015

1 answer    1330 views

Avocado leaf tips browning! Help! What to do?

Avocado    Ontario

I just noticed today that the tips of my avocado leaves are browning. What does this mean? Please advise!

Asked by: Seed, Sow, Eat. (2 points)   Posted:August 30, 2015

1 answer    1153 views

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No flowers on my avocado tree

Avocado    None Given

I have about 10 avocado trees that were planted over fifteen years that have never flowered. The leaves seem healthy but no flowers. What should i do?

Asked by: Farama (1 point)   Posted:September 11, 2016

2 answers    721 views

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Avocado tree sucker, should I cut it off?

Avocado    Ontario

I have a 5-month avocado tree that has had a sucker shooting out on the side almost a month since it started growing. I'm wondering whether I should cut if off as I have read that the sucker usually steals nutrients from the rest of the tree. Have any of you had this experience? If so, what did...

Asked by: Seed, Sow, Eat. (2 points)   Posted:August 30, 2015

0 answers    1150 views

Avocado tree leaves turing brown

Avocado    None Given

Hi My 1 year old avocado tree's leave suddenly started turning brown about a month ago. At the same time all new growth stopped for two weeks. It has since grown new leaves that don't seem to be affected. The browning pattern seems to be quite distinctive. It is in a large pot and was grown...

Asked by: John Frost (1 point)   Posted:March 14, 2017

5 answers    1717 views

Persea Avocado
What is happening to my avocado tree?

Avocado    None Given

This is a young Persea Americana avocado tree. The leaves are starting to get brown shading/spots. Does anyone know what is happening to it? How do I fix the problem so that my tree can be healthy again? Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

Asked by: Kortney (1 point)   Posted:March 5, 2017

2 answers    990 views

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Avocado tree shedding all leaves.

Avocado    State College, PA

I bought a beautiful Avocado plant in summer and planted it outside in a spot with full sun. In the nursery they had advised me to plant it in acidic soil, so I did. Shortly afterwards all the leaves' tips started turning brown and wrinkly. I feared that maybe the spot I had chosen was too hot,...

Asked by: Rahel Salathé (13 points)   Posted:November 17, 2014

2 answers    8033 views

The different types of browning on my avocado plant
Avocado tree leaf help


I have a 1 yr old avocado plant that is 2ft with is kept as a hour plant. The tips of the leafs had been turning slightly brown but i cut it off and no harm was done. However the lower(older) leafs have been turning brown but more like drying up at the tips and around the edges. In some cases it...

Asked by: Tia (3 points)   Posted:November 30, 2014

1 answer    1322 views

Curled leaves

Avocado    None Given

My Avocados look healthy with the new leaves, but the older ones started curling upwards as if they will close. They are outdoors, in light shade, good growth and color of leaves . What could be the problem?

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:February 26, 2016

1 answer    946 views

Spotted Leaves of Avocado Tree.
Problem with Avocado Tree

Avocado    None Given

What is wrong with this Avocado tree? In South Florida, lots of blossoms. How do I treat the problem?

Asked by: Cee Gordon (1 point)   Posted:March 4, 2017

1 answer    526 views

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Pale leaves

Avocado    None Given

Hi My two potted avocado a which had been growing well are now getting pale leaves with veins showing. Are they lacking some mineral? Thanks!

Asked by: Johanna Buhr (1 point)   Posted:June 3, 2017

0 answers    261 views

Hard lumps in flesh of avocado fruit

Avocado    Norfolk Island

Our trees are large old ones and the fruit is inedible because there are pea sized seed-like lumps all through the flesh. Is there a way to treat the trees to improve the fruit?

Asked by: Muddydud (1 point)   Posted:September 27, 2014

1 answer    13446 views

Avocado seed set up to germinate (or not)
Avocado seed won't germinate, what's the problem?

Avocado    Pennsylvania, USA

By way of illustration to a user back in February, I tried my hand at germinating an avocado seed from a store bought fruit. The picture is dated 2/6 and the original post can be found here: http://www.plantvillage.com/posts/67 I must rather sheepishly admit that my avocado seed has failed...

Asked by: Lindsay McMenemy (167 points)   Posted:March 28, 2013

2 answers    15512 views

Avocado tree with brown edges on the leaves, how do you fix it?

Avocado    None Given

Avocado tree with brown edges on the leaves, how do you fix it?

Asked by: Ken M Clark (1 point)   Posted:July 15, 2016

1 answer    668 views

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Avocado    None Given

My avocado tree is 10 years old . It flowers every year but doesn't set fruit. What could the problem be?

Asked by: Joe Alsip (1 point)   Posted:April 1, 2016

2 answers    954 views

Avocado seedling is not growing

Avocado    None Given

I don't know why, but it's been like this for 3 months and won't grow. However, the root is growing. So I'm wondering why the stem is not growing. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by: Sindre (1 point)   Posted:April 18, 2017

1 answer    566 views

1.25 year old avacado
To prune or not to prune

Avocado    None Given

We started our avocado from a pit a little more than a year ago. Once the roots came out and the foliage began to show we planted it into a small pot. Shortly into Spring we put it outside where it got direct sun from then to now. We transplanted it into its current pot, and although it seemed to...

Asked by: Tom Bottemiller (2 points)   Posted:September 15, 2016

1 answer    614 views

new growth with older leaves
Avocado leaves changing color

Avocado    None Given

I am trying find out what is happening to my potted avocado tree. It is just about 1 year old. It has been growing really well but i am noticing that some of the leaves are changing color on the top of the leaf. They are even starting to be spotted. The base of the tree trunk is changing...

Asked by: Jbug555 (1 point)   Posted:July 14, 2016

0 answers    690 views

Tips of avocado leaves are turning brown

Avocado    Pennsylvania, USA

I wondered if anybody might be able to help me identify the problem with my avocado plant. This is my first time growing one and I can't seem to find a definitive answer to what might be wrong. For the past few weeks I have noticed that the tips of all the leaves are starting to turn brown and...

Asked by: Lindsay McMenemy (167 points)   Posted:December 20, 2013

6 answers    78380 views

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Hard section of Ripe Avocado Fruit

Avocado    Ghana

The flesh of my ripe avocado fruit always has a section at the bottom that is hard and unripe.

Asked by: Francis (1 point)   Posted:April 8, 2019

0 answers    19 views

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Should I plant seed grown avocado outside or repot indoors?

Avocado    Novato, CA 94947

Hi. I have 2 avocado plants I started from seed inside. It gets very warm in the summer here. The plants are now 1- 1/2 feet tall. Mean temperature inside has been 65-72 F, Should I keep them inside and re-pot from water into 8 inch pots for a year and then put outside or do I plant in ground...

Asked by: Annie (1 point)   Posted:March 24, 2015

1 answer    1210 views

Avocado leaves turning brown and falling off

Avocado    None Given

My greenhouse avocado trees are starting to brown in this way on all the leaves. New leaves are still growing but the old ones continue to get worse with this type of inter-vein browning. The leaves are then falling off pretty regularly. Please let me know if you have any ideas what might be...

Asked by: Kristin (2 points)   Posted:May 9, 2017

1 answer    861 views

My Avocado Tree
Avocado looks sick

Avocado    None Given

Hi all, I am new here and glad I found this site. I had two avocado tree's. One died because of heavy rains as I live in mid Florida, the other which is pictured has now started losing its leaves and they are heavy brown tipped. I found something which called it as Anthracnose disease. But I...

Asked by: scott (1 point)   Posted:May 11, 2017

1 answer    595 views

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When to fertilize?

Avocado    Morehead City, NC

I have successfully rooted avocado seeds. My only potted one is 18" tall. Leaves are turning brown on tips, new leaves on top are fine. When should I fertilize? What type?

Asked by: Linda (1 point)   Posted:February 23, 2016

1 answer    849 views

one leaf with the problem
Brown spots and curling leaves on Avocado

Avocado    None Given

I've had this plant for 9 months at least. I first noticed leaf tip curling on the plant maybe a few months / a month ago. However that is not my main concern; I'm more worried about the small brown spots that have recently developed within the last 1-2 weeks. They are just small brown spots but...

Asked by: Rahul (1 point)   Posted:March 25, 2016

2 answers    1617 views

Avocado problem

Avocado    None Given

This avocado started having these brown dry spots ?

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:June 20, 2016

1 answer    606 views

Avocado root turned brown

Avocado    Norway

My avocado plant which I had germinated with the toothpick and water method has a root shooting from the bottom. It was white and growing quickly. I had decided to (my stupid self) add some fertilizer to the water, thinking that it would help the avocado grow by giving it nutrients. Sadly the...

Asked by: Gracie (1 point)   Posted:October 26, 2018

0 answers    79 views