How deep do you plant an avocado seed?

Answer An avocado needs to be planted in well-drained, fertile soil with the top of the seed barely peeking out of the soil. The soil needs to be fairly moist at all times, and the pot should be in an are... Read More »

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How deep should you plant an avocado seed?

An avocado seed should be planted so about one-quarter of the seed is exposed above the soil level. This brings the quickest germination of the seed. Be sure to place the seed so the narrow, poin... Read More »

Can I plant an avocado seed?

According to the California Rare Fruit Growers website, avocado seeds can be sprouted quickly by sticking three toothpicks into the avocado seed and perching it half submerged onto the rim of a cup... Read More »

How do I plant an avocado seed?

Prepare a 4- or 5-inch pot of fertile soil. Plant the seed so that the top is just barely above the surface of the soil. The seed must be planted immediately after eating the avocado for it to have... Read More »

How do I grow an avocado plant from a seed?

Remove the SeedRemove the seed from a ripe avocado by slicing the avocado lengthwise. Cut through the skin of the avocado but avoid slicing into the seed. Hold the bottom half of the fruit in one h... Read More »