How to Plant an Avocado at Home: Step by Step Guide

Would you like to have fresh avocados at home? In Salsa Agricola, we show you how to plant an avocado at home in a simple way. Go on our guide and enjoy this delicious fruit grown by yourself.

1. Seed Preparation

To get started, you will need a avocado pit:

  1. Wash the bone: Remove the pit from an avocado and wash it well to remove all the pulp.
  2. Insert chopsticks: Put three or four chopsticks around the bone to suspend it over a glass of water, with the pointed part facing up and the base submerged in water.
2. Germination

Now, wait for the germinating bone:

  1. Change the water: Change the water every few days to keep it clean.
  2. Watch the growth: After 2 to 6 weeks, the bone will open and a root will begin to emerge. When the root has some 10 cm, it will be ready to plant.
3. Plant the Avocado in a Pot

Once germinated, it’s time to plant the avocado:

  1. Select the pot: Use a pot of about 20 cm in diameter with good drainage.
  2. Plant the bone: Fill the pot with rich land and place the bone with the root down, leaving the top exposed.
  3. Water well: Keep the soil moist but not waterlogged.
4. Avocado Care

To ensure good growth:

  1. Sun light: Place the pot in a Sunny place, since avocados need a lot of light.
  2. Irrigation: Keep the wet land, watering regularly, but without excess.
  3. Pruning: Prune the upper leaves when the plant reaches about 30 cm tall to encourage bushier growth.
5. Enjoy the avocados from Salsa Agricola

While you wait for your plant to bear fruit, Enjoy fresh avocados from Salsa Agrícola. Our avocados are of the best quality, perfect for your favorite recipes!

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