Growing Avocado The best avocados to grow in your garden
The avocado is a delicious healthy and easy to grow fruit in your backyard find out which variety is the best one to grow music theme So although you can start growing an avocado tree from a seed it is best to just buy an avocado tree or graft it if you know how to do that.
Avocados grown from seed may not taste like their parent and can take as long as 15 years to form fruit now while growing your avocado tree you will notice that in about March to April the avocado tree will start flowering and will produce these small fruits this variety of avocado that you see here is a dwarf variety called Gem avocado And I will shortly get into the details of.
All the different avocado varieties that you can grow and which one is the best for your garden theme in about may you will see if that the tree has much more to lush growth and remember that when growing avocado trees you need to follow a very rigorous fertilizer schedule which you can see on the screen right now this is how I usually add fertilizer to my avocado tree and this has been doing a.
Great job us so far in the past few years now here are the different avocado varieties that you will see or that will be available to buy and each one has their own pros and cons for example the Haas avocado is a commercially grown avocado that can form a big tree and have great tasting fruit The Reed on the other hand is another different variety of other avocado that you can grow.
And the one that you see here the Gem Avocado is in my opinion one of the best varieties to grow in your backyard because its a dwarf tree theme so around June I saw that that there were a lot of crawling insects under my avocado tree so what I have used to combat these insects is called DE or diatomaceous earth its a naturally occurring silica.
Its just a soil a kind of soil that helps you protect your plants against crawling insects so all you do is just spray it along the base of the plant and then add a weed barrier and some mulch as you can see here and that seems to do a great job of protecting your avocado tree or pretty much any other tree from crawling insects June or July is also the time that you can see a lot of.
Fruits on your avocado tree as you can see here that looks like a really nice avocado being formed now although it might be tempting to start harvesting you avocado at this stage note that the avocado will get a lot larger than this and there are several more months remaining before you can start harvesting them so just be patient and let.