Avocado Trees
Q.

I Have Read That You Should Fertilize Avocado Every 3 Months

Zone 11 | donniie added on August 12, 2012 | Answered

I have read that you should fertilize avocado every three months. I fertilized with 16-16-16 in May. My tree now is full of fruit. Three months have passed. Should I fertilize again? What should I use?

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 14, 2012

Outdoor trees benefit from fertilization in February through September. Use a balanced fertilizer, like what you have with the 16-16-16, bi-monthly or as needed. You should increase the phosphorus (middle NPK number: 16-30-16) during prior to fruiting, though a balanced type will not hurt it.

Those indoors are normally fertilized with a balanced, water-soluble food monthly.

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Avocado Trees
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More