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

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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

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Interspersed brown spots on leaves of recently-potted avocado tree. Solution?

Avocado    Tokyo

Potted this guy about 2 weeks ago, and up until about 2 days ago he's been quite healthy-looking. I keep him indoors as it is the winter here, and it's typically a comfortable temperature. Admittedly, about a week ago I noticed a bit of whiteness (mould?) on the surface of the soil, and...

Asked by: Johnny Linnert (1 point)   Posted:February 1, 2015

1 answer    3550 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

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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    1414 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

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Avocado    None Given

Tiny fruit fails to stay on the tree and all falls off at once. Why?

Asked by: Barry Granger (1 point)   Posted:November 28, 2016

1 answer    757 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    1074 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

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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    691 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    866 views

The older avocados leaves
Avocado tree lost all its leaves


Before the winter period my avocado tree's leaves started turning brown. As time went on it got worse and worse. My largest avocado tree now has only 7 leaves left from the 22 it started with. My smaller avocado tree lost a few but seems healthy and has grown 3 new leaves back since. But my...

Asked by: Tia (3 points)   Posted:January 24, 2015

1 answer    2098 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    1238 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

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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    1099 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

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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    1374 views

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Tree started form a seed 3 years ago, 3 ft tall and no branches brought indoors for winter. New growth appears

Avocado    hamilton on can

Leaves fall off and new growth begins again there is about a foot of trunk showing where the leaves fall off. The tree started from a seed 3 years ago standing in a 5 gallon pot the stem is 3 ft tall and you can see where the leaves have fallen off. During the summer, the leaves remain on the...

Asked by: nick bilinsky (1 point)   Posted:January 2, 2016

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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

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Avocado problem

Avocado    None Given

This avocado started having these brown dry spots ?

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

1 answer    738 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

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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

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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    1157 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 23, 2016

1 answer    1013 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

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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: I must rather sheepishly admit that my avocado seed has failed...

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

2 answers    15774 views

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Avocado tree about 6 years old

Avocado    sebastian,florida

Recently large branches on my tree are withering then turning totally brown. The rest of the tree looks great. Can you tell me what might be wrong with it? thank you

Asked by: Patty (1 point)   Posted:November 28, 2015

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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    753 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    1269 views

6 Months (full profile)
Transparent & Curling New Growth


We have only been having these issues for the past few weeks, shortly before repotting into a larger pot as she was rooted out. The new growth began to get lighter and lighter and now is transparent and the newest growth shows signs of leaf curl. What is going on and what do we do about this?...

Asked by: BCH (1 point)   Posted:September 27, 2016

3 answers    1266 views