How do I grow avocado from seed?

EVERYONE'S favourite fruit, yummy avocado is great in delicious guacamole or just spread on your morning toast.

And it is surprisingly easy to grow it- here we show you how.

How do I grow avocado from seed?

  • The first thing you need to do is to remove the seed from a fresh avocado.
  • Next, you need to clean it thoroughly under warm water using a soft cloth until you are sure all the flesh is removed.
  • Place it in a jar filled with water
  • Then you need to place the jar in a warm, sunny spot but out of direct sunlight
  • Make sure to add water if needed

When should I plant my avocado seed?

Don't forget that avocados cannot stand freezing temperatures.

They do best in relatively warm temperatures with moderate humidity.

The best time to plant them is after winter between March and June.

How long does it take for an avocado seed to sprout?

The pit should start to sprout roots and a stem in two to six weeks but in some cases it might need eight weeks.

Once the root is more than 3in long it's time to plant it in soil in a pot and make sure you leave half the seed exposed above it

Can avocado grow indoors?

Avocados can definitely grow indoors as they like warmer temperatures.

There is no guarantee your plant will give you fruits and if it does it will probably take some years.

Regardless,growing it is a fun experience and you will get a pretty houseplant.

How do I care for my avocado plant?

You need to remember to keep your avocado plant in a warm and sunny location.

You have to water it frequently but not too often as it likes to keep moist.

Once it's big enough it would be probably better to move your plant outside.

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