Entries Tagged as 'Avocado Tree'

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Diagnosing an Avocado Tree Problem

TheGardenLady received this question from Ray. I have an avocado tree that is over 15 years old. The leaves keep falling off. This year it produced about 15 small avocados, they keep falling off. I live in Central Florida. What coud be the problem? Avocado trees can have a host of problems. Here is a list of […]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Yellowing Avocado Leaves

Here are some more suggestions for yellowing avocado leaves. Since avocados are considered a plant that is generally free of diseases, TheGardenLady offers this list of possible problems an avocado tree can have. Generally avocado trees are tolerant of a lot of water if there is EXCELLENT drainage.  Drainage is very important.  But if you feel that you […]

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Avocado Tree Problem

TheGardenLady received this question from Tricia. About a month ago I transplanted 2 young avocado trees (bought at the local nursery) into large containers (their spots in the orchard aren’t ready yet). I had watered them 2x/wk week in the beginning and then 1x the following week because the soil was staying wet and I […]

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Avocado Tree Problems

TheGardenLady received this question from Larry about his avocado tree: My tree is 7 years old and is now bearing fruit. There are many avocados that are turning black and are falling off. We’re in California near the coast in Arroyo Grande. I water my tree twice a week. Most of the fruit looks great, […]

Monday, June 1st, 2015

How to Help a Stressed Avocado Tree

TheGardenLady received this question from Yvonne. I planted a hass avocado tree in my garden about three years ago and it has been doing great until a week ago.  I live in the NE side of Houston TX and have had so much rain in the last 30 days that the leaves are wilting and […]

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Problem with an Avocado Tree

Avocado Tree by usedcarspecialist TheGardenLady received this question from Doug. I have an avocado tree that I started from a seed. It is over 3 years old and about 4 feet tall. It is in a pot. Recently the leaves got brown on the tips and then the entire leaf dried up and fell off. […]

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Don’t Expect Delicious Avocados If They Have Been Grown From Seed

Avocados growing from seed by joeesabol Jonathan from California has an avocado tree growing nicely in a pot on his deck.  He asked if this avocado tree that he has raised for many years from the pit of a delicious avocado he used in a salad will ever bear fruit if he were to plant […]

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Helping an Avocado Tree Grow Branches

Avocado Tree Flowering by TaranRampersad TheGardenLady received this question from Athena. I live in Greece and I’ve grown an avocado tree from a seed. It is growing in a pot, it has thorns (I didn’t know they did) and it is growing tall as a signal stem. I read somewhere that if it grows too […]

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Caring for Avocado Trees

the avocado tree next door by emdot TheGardenLady received this question from Greg from Vientiane, Laos. I am living in Vientiane, in Laos and we have a well established avocado tree in the front yard. This January, it began it’s typical loss of 30% of leaves, but now it is going into massive over-production of […]

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Avocado Tree Problems

TheGardenLady received this question from Jonathan. I recently planted a 3-4 year old avocado tree which is now about 8ft tall.  Since planting the leaf tips have been going brown and some leaves are very brittle, despite watering once or twice a day. Am I over watering? When I feel the earth around the tree […]