Avacado tree growth


Old 05-15-08, 12:50 AM
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Avacado tree growth

I have an avacado tree in my new home. I assume the tree is atleast 5 years old, it is aboutt 10 feet tall. This year so far I have about 6 to 8 avacado's on it. I just checked yesterday and there are hundreds of blooms and some have formed into very small avacado's (maybe the size of a small pebble). Will these turn into fruit? Also, can i prune the tree?
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Old 05-15-08, 09:04 AM
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Avocado trees are not pruned once they mature unless there is dead wood. It's hard to say if all the developing fruit you see will be edible, but there's a good chance. Here's a helpful site.


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