Trees and Shrubs forum: Avocado tree sprouted more

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Beginnergardner
Apr 15, 2018 9:23 AM CST
I've been growing an avocado tree from seed for a little less than a year. Over the past two months, there have been what looks like smaller avocado plants growing from the same root system.

Is this normal?
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Beginnergardner
Apr 18, 2018 5:04 PM CST
Sighing!
Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Apr 18, 2018 7:55 PM CST
I have never grown Avocados, but surly someone here has. Anyone have experience with this phenomenom?
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LittleMissCountry
May 3, 2018 5:29 PM CST
I have grown avacado from seed three times (have one going right now), but I have never seen one sprout more than one time, so I am baffled. Are you sure it is avacado and not some other seed that got blown in? Although other fruit trees do grow sprouts at the base, so I guess it is possible. I would pull them out, though, so the tree doesn't put energy into them.
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krobra
May 3, 2018 5:35 PM CST
I have one that I thought sprouted a second shoot , but it was actually connected to the main trunk I could see as it grew
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Beginnergardner
May 7, 2018 9:28 PM CST
I'm sure it's not another type, I've grown it indoors and recently moved to a place with a screened in patio (which explains the brown on the leaves, I didn't acclimate it properly). It's so odd to me that it took these little ones so long to grow.
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tofitropic
May 8, 2018 12:32 AM CST
I'm sure the three seedling is not avocadoes. They are seedling from different plant that somehow happens to deposited in the soil.

Beginnergardner
May 15, 2018 4:21 PM CST
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So I repotted my avocado tree today. You guys are right, somehow different seeds got in my pot.. does anyone know if they could identify these by their leaves?
Name: Tofi
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tofitropic
May 15, 2018 11:31 PM CST
do you have Prunus caroliniana there... just a guess

Beginnergardner
May 20, 2018 8:19 AM CST
I live in the region those grow.. but I didn't have any by my house. So I guess it could be possible.

It just blows my mind because I have never left it outside. It has always been an indoor plant

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