2 Simple Ways to Plant an Avocado Tree

2 Simple Ways to Plant an Avocado Tree

The next time you eat an avocado or use it in a recipe, save the stone or pit. Planting your own avocado tree is easy and fun. Perfect for all ages – for the garden and indoors- it does a great project for a school class. Prepare the seed Remove the core Cut the avocado carefully so you don’t damage the pit, which is in the middle. To do this, cut once around the entire fruit, about an inch into the skin/pulp, and then twist the two halves in different directions to open the fruit. Carefully remove the core and […]

A Complete Guide to Growing Avocados

A Complete Guide to Growing Avocados

Avocados, the smooth, creamy, nutrient-dense fruit that’s the main ingredient in guacamole, can be pulled from the pit left over after the fruit is eaten. Although avocado trees are grown from seed and take a little longer to produce fruit (sometimes 7 to 15 years), growing an avocado tree is a fun, rewarding project that will leave you with a very decorative tree. Once your tree is fully grown, you can wait for it to bear avocados or speed up the process by grafting your tree with productive branches. Regardless of your chosen method, learn how to grow your avocados […]