Avocado Trees

Avocado Plant


Anonymous added on December 1, 2014 | Answered

1. I have an avocado plant growing (3 ft) in a pot. I brought it in for the winter. Will it ever grow an avocado or will it just be ornamental?

2. Should I plant it in the ground next spring? Will it survive the winter? We don't get a deep freeze but we do get temps below 32 for short periods of time.

Thank you.


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on December 1, 2014

As long as the tree was a grafted one purchased at a nursery or garden center, then you should be able to get fruit from it.

Unless you live in a somewhat warm region and due to their sensitivity to cold weather, I would have to say no on planting it outdoors, though in a container the tree could possibly spend summers outdoors. These articles should
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/avocado/avocado-tree-growing.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/avocado/indoor-avocado-plant-care.htm

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