Planting Avocados from seed - Knowledgebase Question

Oviedo, Fl
Question by ltorres034
August 12, 2008
My aunt sent me a few avocados from Puerto Rico,and I planted 1 seed. Now I have a pretty tree growing, is about 3ft tall. Recently I heard that I needed to plant about 4 or more together in order for them to produce avocados in the future. Is this true? What do I do???


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Answer from NGA
August 12, 2008

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What you've heard is a rumor. Avocado trees are self-pollinating, because their flowers are unique, having both female and male organs. All you need is a gentle breeze to transfer pollen for the tree to produce fruit.

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