Entries Tagged as 'Avocado'

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Having problems with your avocado tree?

A list of common avocado tree diseases were listed in a previous post.  If you do not see the problems on this list, here are some suggestions. If you bought your avocado tree just a few months ago from a nursery, take it back to the nursery. If they are a reliable nursery, they will […]

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 […]

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 […]