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  • Answered by
    BushDoctor on
    January 6, 2021
    Certified Expert

    The reason for the stem will be a severe lack of light. If this sits in the brightest spot that you have available, then it will be necessary to use a horticultural lamp. 200 watts will keep the tree happy until it gets too tall to fit under the light.

    If it were me, I would start over with a new seed. Once a plant starts to stretch that significantly, it will start to cause problems for itself. Often, they will continue to stretch, and break under its own weight eventually.

    Should you choose to cut it, the tree will sprout a replacement, or two. They can originate from the seed, or the existing stem.

    The most important thing will be to increase the light, whichever option you choose.

    Here is an article that will help you to care for young avocado plants:




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