Posted 2w ago by @GreenGiant

I must start my 🚜 🌳 farm. #avocado #plantaddict #propagationstation
So this is happening any idea what im suppose to know?
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The above comment is good! I just want to add some information to help with root rot. Mine almost died from it too and I found it’s because you need soil with good drainage. I used a mix of about 1/3 perlite and 2/3 potting mix and it’s now healthy and full of leaves
I’m doing the same thing! I peeled mine and left it in a damp paper towel in a tuberware in the cabinet after about a month it popped open and rooted I’m waiting a little longer to put it in water
Looks about right .You should see roots anywhere from 2-8 weeks.. keep in a warm area and not in direct sun light . I think your suppose to cut the stem when it gets 6 inches cut it back to 3in once it gets a few leaves you can plant it in black mud with the seed half out of the soil like you did with the water.
You're gonna be a farmer! πŸ’šπŸŒ³

To sprout an avocado seed, insert three toothpicks into the seed and suspend it with the broad end down over a glass of water.
Cover about an inch of the seed with water.
Keep it in a warm place, but not in direct sunlight.
The seed should sprout in two to six weeks. Let the young plant grow to 6 inches, then cut it back to 3 inches to encourage stronger root growth.
When the roots have grown thick and the stem has new leaves again, plant in soil in a pot about 10 inches in diameter, leaving half the seed still exposed above the soil. Make sure the pot has a drainage hole.

Potting and Repotting Avocado Plants
Repot your avocado every spring when the plant begins to grow again. For the first few years, trimming your avocado is necessary to encourage a bushy plant. You can place the avocado outside during summer, and bring it inside before the first frost.

Bring your plants inside if it's going to be below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Winter's lack of humidity may cause your plant to lose leaves, but they will come back when the weather is warm

I have tried this twice and my root rotted on me πŸ˜”

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