Avocado from pit keeps on growing

22 Aug

I grew this guy from a pit last year and have been pinching the tips to try to make it a small plant but currently it is two feet high and is growing really vigorously! The new growth is a browny greenish colour and then turns to the deeper green when leaves reach full size. The leaves are really big – about 20 cms… 8inches. The initial trunk branched into three separate branches and now I am pinching those so they will branch too. I will probably repot over winter. Hope he doesn’t mind being cramped for a few more months.


Pinched Avocado with three branches.


Avocado grown from Pit


Pinched Avocado with three branches and new growth - the redish brown cloloured leaves


2 Responses to “Avocado from pit keeps on growing”

  1. ixus2013 March 31, 2015 at 2:46 pm #

    Nice avocado plants you have there. Do they like direct sunlight? Check out my avocado plants at http://sgmylifeisgood.blogspot.sg .

  2. ixus2013 May 8, 2015 at 2:38 pm #

    Also, see my garden at http://sgmygardenisgood.blogspot.sg .

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