Avocados in a nutshell: What to keep in mind
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Okt 2020

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It's amazing how many queries I receive about problems with avocado trees. Here are some guidelines to deal with this tree successfully.

Avokado, avokado

First, although they are bisexual, one should plant at least two trees to ensure successful pollination.

When it comes to climate, extreme cold is not desirable.

Furthermore, good drainage is essential, and fairly high levels of nitrogen are recommended. Root diseases are common when the soil has poor drainage.

Their roots are extremely delicate and great care is needed when transplanting.

Finally, the trace elements iron and zinc are important to keep an eye on.

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