I’ll be honest. Chances are very very little that there will be avocados growing from your own plant. Nevertheless the avocado plant is very beautiful and is an absolute delight for your home! Moreover, it’s just very fun (and cheap!) to grow a plant of your own.
All you need is:
A sunny place
And a LOT of patience
Well, that’s easy right?
Here are some more detailed instructions to get your plant growing:
1. Remove the avocado pit
Cut the avocado in half, watch carefully that you don’t cut the pit. It’s better to twist it apart after you’ve cut a full circle longways around the avocado.
Rinse the avocado pit off under cold water, then wipe it off. You’ll have to make sure that there is no avocado fruit remaining on the pit (otherwise mold will grow on it), but be careful not to remove the brown skin.
2. Put the avocado pit in water
Every avocado pit has a bottom and a top. If you ar...
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