Summer of 2016 - This worked the best - I tried 3 different ideas. Starting an avocado from seed can be difficult when you sprout it in water. This almost foolproof way to start the avocado seed is much easier as well as more successful.
When the stem reaches 12 inches tall, pinch out the top two sets of leaves. This will encourage the plant to grow side shoots and more leaves, making it bushy. Each time the plant grows another 6 inches pinch out the 2 newest sets of leaves on top.
Did you know that you can simply plant the top of a pineapple in a pot and grow another? Coolest house plant ever! I want to do this :)DIY of the day! Did you know that you can simply plant the top of a pineapple in a pot and grow another?
Have you ever wondered how avocados grow? Next time you cut open an avocado, save the seed and grow an avocado tree. This is a great project for the summer with the kids. Step Remove the seed Step Push in 4 wooden picks Step Fill a clear glass
I actually managed to get a 3 foot tree growing from an avocado seed but we moved and I lost it. Gotta start over. Apparently though, from what I researched, growing a tree from an avocado won’t yield avocados the same way avocado farms do.