How To Grow Avocado Seed
The slightly pointier end is the top and the flat end is the bottom.
How to grow avocado seed. Make your avocado go a little bit further growing the seed into a tree. To plant an avocado tree start by filling a pot with an even blend of topsoil and coconut fiber. Remove the large pit seed from inside an avocado rinse well and dry a wet seed will be slippery. Use a soil with fairly low ph.
But starting a plant from the seed pit is an easy way to grow a free houseplant. Then take the seed out of a fresh avocado and plant it in the pot so the thin end is sticking up above the soil. Without cutting your seed remove it from the avocado and give it a good wash. You have to give the seed much more time then you.
Commercial growers use grafting methods to ensure fruit quality and quantity that are not really possible for home growers. Growing an avocado from seed is the slowest and least reliable way to get true same as the parent fruit. Like many other common garden plants avocados grow best in soils that have a low ph in other words soils that are acidic rather than alkaline or basic. At higher ph levels the avocado plant s ability to absorb vital nutrients like iron.
I had tried in the past to grow them but wasn t doing it correctly. If you have little ones this makes for a really cool science experiment. Anything left will turn to mould. This was my experience with trying to grow a few avocado plants from a seed.
I hope you enjoy follow us on the social media facebook. For the best results try to plant your avocado in soil with a ph of 5 7. Here is a time lapse video of how to grow avocado tree from seed.
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