avocado tree - Knowledgebase Question

San Antonio, Te
Question by grassyj
June 2, 2010
My 10 yr old avocado tree crashed w/ our cold winter. We cut it down and it is now coming out at the roots. What do you think?

Answer from NGA
June 2, 2010


Sounds like the roots remained healthy inspite of the tragedy. If you want to encourage one of the shoots to grow into a new avocado tree you only need to prune out all but the single largest, most vigorous sucker. It will grow into a good sized tree in 4-5 years.

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