Avocado trees from seedlings - Knowledgebase Question

Coldspring, tx
Question by jdytoms
July 8, 2007
I have planted two avocado tree from seedlings. They are 1 1/2 feet high. How long will it take for these trees to bear fruit or will they. I have grown mandurin oranges, lemons, figs, and sun quat fruit.. I realy would like take have some avocado trees that would bear fruit in a relativily short time and trees that would produce regularley.
Thank You
Judy


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Answer from NGA
July 8, 2007

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Judy,

Those avocado trees will fruit but it could take seven or more years for them to mature and be able to bear fruit. If you want to speed up their bearing you can try budding or grafting them to an improved variety.

The following web site shows how to bud and graft an avocado:

http://ceventura.ucdavis.edu/b...

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