How often do you water an avocado tree?
Accordingly, do avocado trees need a lot of sun?
Avocado trees prefer full sun but need protection from the western sun during the first years until they develope a stong deep root structure and dense foliage to protect the sensitive bark. I built a 8 foot shade structure for my avocados with openings that the plant can eventually grow through.
Subsequently, question is, how many gallons of water does an avocado tree need? 20 gallons
Also to know, can you overwater an avocado tree?
Overwatering can lead to rot diseases, such as avocado root rot. Symptoms of too much water or root rot include small, yellow leaves, poor fruit production and the death of small branches. An avocado tree exhibits the same symptoms for too much water and not enough water.
How do you take care of an avocado tree?
Avocado Plant Care
- Keep your avocado plant in a warm, sunny location.
- Water frequently with an occasional deep soak.
- Pinch the stem back every time your plant grows another six inches or so, in order to encourage a bushier appearance.
- If you live in a warm-enough climate, plant your tree outside once it is big enough.