How to Grow an Avocado Plant in About 5 Minutes

This is a fun, easy and attractive plant to grow, and free if you eat avocados!

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How to Grow an Avocado Plant in About 5 Minutes
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Enjoy a delicious avocado!

Enjoy a delicious avocado!

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Remove and wash the pit.

Remove and wash the pit.

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With the wide end of the pit facing down, press in 3 or more toothpicks.

With the wide end of the pit facing down, press in 3 or more toothpicks.

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Add water to a  clear (for viewing the growth!) mug or glass.

Add water to a clear (for viewing the growth!) mug or glass.

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Place your pit in the water. The toothpicks hold the top 1/3 -1/2 out of the water. Change water daily.  Watch for root growth from the bottom and a sprout from the top....wait 1,2,3 weeks...varies.

Place your pit in the water. The toothpicks hold the top 1/3 -1/2 out of the water. Change water daily. Watch for root growth from the bottom and a sprout from the top....wait 1,2,3 weeks...varies.

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Happiness! I usually plant mine before the roots/sprouts are this large. You can plant it as soon as you see them. This works too.

Happiness! I usually plant mine before the roots/sprouts are this large. You can plant it as soon as you see them. This works too.

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Plant the pit into soil. Water when it's almost dry. Don't overwater. I've killed more than a few that way!

Plant the pit into soil. Water when it's almost dry. Don't overwater. I've killed more than a few that way!

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It grows.

It grows.

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I have some pots with multiple avocados in them. Enjoy!

I have some pots with multiple avocados in them. Enjoy!

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