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Q.something ate flower buds off my avocado

Zone 34275 | Anonymous added on May 12, 2020 | Answered

I was checking the little flower buds on my avocado this spring and the following week they were all gone! What can I do to protect it next year?

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Answered on May 15, 2020

It does sound like the blooms have run their course, and not like they were eaten. If you only have one tree, then this will be what you will come to expect each year, twice a year unless you have a second tree with alternate bloom times for Male/Female flowers, or there are some nearby.

This article will go into more detail about the strange flowering habits of these trees:


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