Avocados are extraordinarily healthy fruits. They contain vitamin B5, B6, vitamin C, K, E, potassium, etc. This fruit is a good source of fiber and contains omega-fatty acids that are important for the heart, similar to olive oil.

It contains 5-32% fat that is easily absorbed in the skin and thus constitutes an important component in cosmetic products. In terms of chemical composition, avocados are not fruit in the true sense of the word, even though we consider it as one.

Due to its nutritional benefits, avocado has become one of the most popular  food, but sometimes it is pretty expensive. So, now we’ll show you how to plant and grow avocados at home so it will always be available to you.

Take avocado seeds and put 4 toothpicks in it. Make sure to place them somewhere in the middle of the seed and with an equal distance between each toothpick. Then, place the seed in a glass of water, but make sure the seed is only one inch in the water with the help of the toothpicks. The seed seeds should stay soaked like that for 2 to 6 weeks, in a warm place, far from direct exposure to sunlight.

During this period, you will notice that there are roots and stem. If the stem grows up to 20 centimeters, it should be cut and don’t let it grow more than 10 centimeters. If they do not start to germinate for up to three months, plant them anyway.

Here’s what to do next:

Take a bowl, or a pot of about 30 centimeters in diameter, fill it with a humusy soil and plant the seed in the middle of the pot, taking care that the roots are buried, and the half of the seed out of the ground! Keep the substrate moist, pour water every day. If you notice that the leaves are yellow, reduce the amount of water. It is best to plant one seed in a larger pot that you will cover with a glass. In this way, the pot is maintained in a moist environment that speeds up germination. The seed germinates the fastest when it’s hot. The ideal temperature is above 25 ° C. After the appearance of the first leaves of the avocado, it is sufficient to keep it at room temperature.

If the color of the leaves is dark-brown, it means that you didn’t irrigate the plant enough. In such case, place the pot under running water, which will leak from the bottom, then make sure the water is not kept in the pot.

Care

Continue to maintain the plant and in time you will start to notice the fruit. However, it will take a longer period. Avocado requires diffused light. You can grow it at home, the cellar or in a glasshouse. During summer you can take it out to the balcony or in the garden. If there is no moisture, the leaves may fall. It is occasionally sprayed with water in a pump, in the form of water dust.