To grow the avocado plant from the seed is possible and quite simple. Especially for the lazy people.
In recent years the avocado has become a trend. Some find it very tasty and try thousands of recipes. I’m not a real fan instead. So I use the avocado pulp to make face masks. That way I won’t waste all that pulp.
But back to us. Grow the avocado plant from the seed, as I said before, is quick and easy. I will explain everything below.
To grow the avocado plant at home, start from the seed.
First of all, cut the avocado in half without damaging the seed. Let’s extract it very gently.
Now the process can be different.
You can use a fairly narrow container. In this way the seed will not be submerged in water. Only the lower part must be in contact with water.
If we do not have such a narrow container, no problem.
Now let’s take your seed. Check that the flat part is facing down. It is from here that its root will emerge.
The upper part is more “pointed”. From here its bud will emerge.
Now you can stick your seed with toothpicks. Use 3-4 toothpicks per seed. In this way you will be able to place it on the glass.
The seed must be in contact with the water only half.
Put your container in a place with a lot of light. Make sure there is always water, if not the seed will dry out.
Above all carry out a water change at least every 5 days. In this way you will avoid the formation of bacteria.
TO GROW THE AVOCADO PLANT
The first root should appear after 8 weeks. Over time, even the upper part will break. From here the first buds will come out.
When the bud is at least 10-15cm long it can be repotted.
Also, it’s better to keep the plant indoors for the first few years. In fact, avocado hates the cold. Below 7°C the plant could die.
If you are hoping to plant a seed for fruits, you are wrong. Not all plants produce fruits.
Some plants can make fruits after 2-3 years. Some after 15. Others will never produce them. But above all they will not be as beautiful as those in the supermarket.
After all these tips, try it now too. But above all, have fun experimenting. And be patient. Lots of patience
I hope I have been helpful with these little tips.
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