Avocado leaves turning brown

Avocado    Pakistan

My avocado leaves are turning brown on the edges, I have sprayed a very dilute broad spectrum fungicide/miticide and tried to flush any salts as well. Its planted in well drained coco-peat and has very low quantity of fertilizer at the base. Appreciate your help

Asked by: Dawood (1 point)   Posted:September 11, 2020

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Black lesion on avocado stem

Avocado    None Given

My avocado was bought from a nursery in miami and took the stress of traveling over 3 days ! it survived the stress but then it started developing this black spot in the middle of the stem! its places in full sun outdoor , humidity ranges between 40-60 %, in a hot weather ranges between 85- 100 F...

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:August 6, 2015

1 answer    2427 views

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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    1148 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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Brown dried leaves on plant

Avocado    None Given

My tree is grafted and is about two years old. Recently the leaves at the tip of each branch are dead and dried as tho the plant was lacking water. However, the tree is watered daily. The remainder of the plant looks good. What causes this? Is it fatal to the tree? I live in Thailand and the last...

Asked by: John (1 point)   Posted:April 15, 2016

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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    1440 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    5464 views

Avocado Problem

Avocado    None Given

I am not sure if this is sun burn though my Avocados are shaded , i dont see any bugs but i see ants and usually thats not a good sign !? whats going on cheers reem

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:July 14, 2016

1 answer    1462 views

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Immature fruits dropping

Avocado    Hawassa,Ethiopia

What are the causes for immature fruits dropping on avocado?

Asked by: Dagmawi Guja Bayou (1 point)   Posted:July 14, 2020

1 answer    72 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    1128 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    1556 views

Plant 1 - front view.  About 2-3 years old.  In a gallon sized pot.
Young Avocado Trees' New Leaves Wilting and Browning at Edges, Pale Browning on Older Tips, Scattered Dead Areas

Avocado    California

Hi, I have a couple young avocado trees in small pots that are in bad shape as you can see Plant 1 and Plant 2 in the photos. Plant 1 has pale browning color on the tips and edges of its leaves and also has unusual deterioration with speckled dead areas on leaves, some severed. The severed...

Asked by: Richard (1 point)   Posted:February 16, 2019

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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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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    1277 views

Seed nestled in soil, cracks visible
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 (2 points)   Posted:March 28, 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

1 answer    1750 views

Avocado seedling sprouting a new branch
Training a young avocado plant in container

Avocado    Pennsylvania, USA

My avocado plant that I grew from a seed seems to be doing really well (thanks to all on PlantVillage who helped me to grow it). I have re-potted it into a large clay pot and it is outside on the porch to soak up the summer sun. The plant is growing rapidly and in addition to what I believe is a...

Asked by: Lindsay McMenemy (2 points)   Posted:August 9, 2013

2 answers    9987 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    1113 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    1698 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 (2 points)   Posted:December 20, 2013

6 answers    93162 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

1 answer    361 views

Avocado growing two roots

Avocado    None Given

It's the first time that I see an avocado seed growing two roots. Should I keep them both? Is it ok? What does it mean?

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:April 27, 2014

1 answer    2118 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

2 answers    1593 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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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    1855 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

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avocado growth stages in kenya

Avocado    None Given

How long does a grafted avocado seedling in Kenya take to bear fruits?

Asked by: veronica (1 point)   Posted:March 27, 2017

1 answer    781 views

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Avocado seed

Avocado    Jarrell, Texas

I have tried several times to plant avocado seeds. Can someone help me figure out which side is the top (since seeds are round) and how to propagate them. Thank you

Asked by: Terry (1 point)   Posted:August 31, 2016

2 answers    918 views


Avocado    None Given

I am just starting a avocado tree. I started it from the pit & it's about a foot high now. The leafs are curling under. am I watering it to much or to little

Asked by: catherine maggio (1 point)   Posted:January 11, 2017

1 answer    1503 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    1154 views