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Moving an Avocado Plant Outside

I have an avocado plant that I started from a seed and it is about 2 feet tall now. It has very large leaves and I am waiting to transfer it to the outside. What shall I do to prevent it from burning from the sunshine when I move it outdoors?

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#1 Comment By Nikki On 04/03/2012 @ 7:56 am

You simply need to harden it off some, or acclimate it, to the outdoors by slowly introducing light. Start it out in bright but indirect light (like a bright, shady location) for a few hours each day and then eventually give it more light and more time outside. Within a few weeks, it should be fine to remain outdoors day and night and will enjoy the sunlight. Here is more information that will help: [1]

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