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    1478 views

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    1726 views

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Brown leaves on my Avocado Tree

Avocado    Orlando, Fl.

The tree has produced for over 3 years, we had about 40 avocados past year. Now the leaves are brown and the bottom has new sprouts and some green leaves. We are in Central Fl.(Orlando) and we only had a few cold nights (38-42). We usually don't go much under 55 degree. What can we do? We...

Asked by: deactivated (1 point)   Posted:February 28, 2017

0 answers    775 views

avocado spots

Avocado    None Given

what is this spot, what causes it? how can I prevent it? and how do I treat it here is southern Florida zone 11

Asked by: Ian Wolinsky (1 point)   Posted:December 8, 2016

2 answers    1755 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    948 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    8020 views

Leaves damaged by fungal attack or nutrient deficiency.
(Hojas con la presencia de ataque de hongos o deficiencia nutricional)
Avocado (Aguacate)

Avocado    None Given

Necrosis on tips of avocado leaves. It appears in old leaves of the growth of the previous cycle in all the tree. (Necrosis en puntas de las hojas de aguacate. Se presenta en hojas viejas del crecimiento del ciclo anterior en toda la copa del árbol)

Asked by: Rodrigo Castillo (1 point)   Posted:March 21, 2017

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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    996 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    1671 views

spots in the avocado foliage
Foliar spots in avocados

Avocado    Venezuela

Hi do you known this foliar spots in avacdo it seems not affect the fruits and are related to wet weather

Asked by: Fernando Hernandez (1 point)   Posted:November 13, 2017

1 answer    920 views

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    2371 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    1147 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    8571 views

Avocado leaves turning brown

Avocado    Georgia

This is my first avocado 18 months old just transplanted this early spring into a larger container. I've noticed some Browning on various places on the leaf I'm familiar with tip burn and this is not that. I don't want to lose this plant any suggestions about what it is.

Asked by: David Urmetz Jr (1 point)   Posted:July 14, 2019

0 answers    226 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    2370 views

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speeding up avocado fruiting?

Avocado    zone 9

"Avocado trees grown from seed can take 4–6 years to produce fruit whereas grafted plants may produce fruit within 1–2 years." My 2 grafted trees are 2 and 3 years from the nursery (1 variety day, other unknown), and 1 from seed between 2 and 3 years. Is there any way to speed up growth or fruit...

Asked by: Larry (1 point)   Posted:December 9, 2015

1 answer    1900 views

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What is Best Weather for Avocado

Avocado    Nepal

Dear All, I am wondering whether I can grow Avocado in my region. In summer temperature is around 30-45 c And hot wind as well. My region in Chitwan Nepal. Thank You

Asked by: Ramesh Parajuli (1 point)   Posted:May 14, 2020

1 answer    78 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    1727 views

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I’m growing my first avocado plant from a seed.It is now a little tree.How often should I water it? Inside plant In NC.

Avocado    North Carolina

I’m growing my first avocado plant from a seed.It is now a little tree.How often should I water it? Inside plant In NC.

Asked by: Portia (1 point)   Posted:April 20, 2020

1 answer    144 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

0 answers    1026 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    2380 views

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    3846 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 (2 points)   Posted:May 5, 2013

2 answers    3038 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    1412 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    1202 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    366 views

Baby avocados turning black

Avocado    None Given

We have a beautiful avocado tree that has a lot of large avocados on it and numerous small ones as well. We just noticed that a LOT of the baby ones are turning black. What is going on??? Have had very hot weather and leaves on tree are drooping a lot. It appears that we might have overwatered it...

Asked by: Jenni (1 point)   Posted:June 30, 2016

1 answer    1331 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    2083 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    1987 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    1188 views