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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    841 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    12851 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    636 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    760 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    812 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    541 views

Avocado tree leaf burn


URGENT HELP PLEASE My 1yr old avocado plant lost its first leaf today due to the end drying up then spreading around the sides of the leaf. The leaf that was lost was its first leaf(the one closest to the bottom). I keep my avocado plant as a potted house plant. I am very concerned as the other...

Asked by: Tia (3 points)   Posted:December 6, 2014

1 answer    1461 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    593 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    1599 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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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    723 views

Avocado sucker?
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 (167 points)   Posted:August 9, 2013

2 answers    7612 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    76781 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    308 views

Young Avocado plant loosing all its leaves, shoots new ones but they also die...

Avocado    United Kingdom

Hi, we have a avocado plant grown from seed, its about 1 year old. Its been growing really well, until recently when all of its leaves started to gradually turn brown and fall off. I thought it was dying, but it continues to shoot new growth from the top (as in the pic) but the new leaves just...

Asked by: lyndsey (1 point)   Posted:November 6, 2018

0 answers    20 views

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Climate needed to grow Avocado tree

Avocado    Iran, Borazjan

l'd like to know if I can grow an Avocado tree in our region (Iran 'Busheh' Borazjan) with summer middle temperatures of 35-46 Celsius and warm winds. It needs to be said that our climate is so good for growing date palm and but not for bananas and coconut palm. Thanks a lot.

Asked by: solar (1 point)   Posted:January 18, 2016

1 answer    1589 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    547 views

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Avocado leaves curling, why?

Avocado    Ontario

Hi! I have a 5-month avocado tree started with a seed in water, it is now in soil. The leaves tend to curl in, two I removed and the others I left. When I pruned the first, the others perked up. Then they all started to curl again. I took off another one and now it seems to be ok again....

Asked by: Seed, Sow, Eat. (2 points)   Posted:August 20, 2015

1 answer    4604 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    1054 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

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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    3399 views

Avocado seeds turning black

Avocado    None Given

My avocados are exported from the US. They are very delicious so I decided to plant my own trees. I used the toothpick in water cup method indoors and put them next to a sunny window. A few days down the road they started to turn black and wrinkled but still sprouted. What is this black color?...

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

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Browning leaves and one stem.

Avocado    None Given

At the top of the tree the leaves are not brown and it growing really well, should I remove the brown leaves? Also, as you can see it has on stem straight up, just now it is starting to branch out, leave the leaves at the bottom or remove them? I live in Greece so the weather is really nice.

Asked by: Lorraine (1 point)   Posted:February 22, 2017

3 answers    901 views

Leaf of newly planted avocado after 1 week
Avocado transplanted leaf pale diagnosis

Avocado    None Given

Planted about 1 week ago, large hole with gravel at bottom and filled with store bought "native mix" soil in Southern California. Is this water related or something else. Not all leaves impacted and not uniform discoloration. Upon planting root ball did fall apart, is this shock related?

Asked by: John (1 point)   Posted:November 17, 2016

1 answer    488 views

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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    370 views

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Growing avocado from seed

Avocado    South Carolina

Has anybody ever managed to successfully grow an avocado tree from the seed of a store bought one. I have a seed that I have saved from an avocado I had last week. If I plant it will it grow into a tree and if so how do I do it... I’d love to try...

Asked by: Simon (2 points)   Posted:February 3, 2013

2 answers    7543 views

Avocado seed with root
How to pot an avocado seedling?

Avocado    Pennsylvania, USA

I have been away from home for two weeks and when I got back last night I found that my avocado seed that I have been trying to germinate in a glass of water has finally grown a root. Having spent a lot of time trying to germinate a seed, I wanted to see if anybody could give me some advice on...

Asked by: Lindsay McMenemy (167 points)   Posted:May 5, 2013

2 answers    2608 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    619 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    15417 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    58 views