Can avocado tree grow in shade?
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Then, how much sun does an avocado tree need?
Yes, avocado trees do best in full sunlight (at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day).
Secondly, what is the best fertilizer for avocado trees? The major nutrients that the avocado tree needs are Nitrogen - Phosphorous - Potassium (N-P-K on the fertilizer package label) and Zinc (Zn). For young avocado trees the recommendation is 1/2 to 1 pound of actual Nitrogen per tree per year.
Regarding this, where do avocado trees grow best?
West Indian avocados grow best in warm climates, while Mexican avocados--native to the tropical highlands--are the most cold hardy and can survive temperatures down to 26 degrees Fahrenheit.
Do avocado trees need a lot of water?
Avocado Tree Water Needs Avocados, like other types of fruit bearing trees, need ample water to thrive and produce fruit. Mature avocado trees need approximately 40 to 50 inches of rain per year. Young trees need more frequent watering than mature trees to establish a strong root system.