Avocado Plant

N.S.D naomid at shelley.shelltown.net
Thu Jan 30 14:27:29 EST 2003


In article <dBb_9.8692$IL1.290356 at twister.tampabay.rr.com>,
David DeMar  <daviddemar at mail.com> wrote:
>I am interested in growing an avocado plant indoors. My question is, what do 
>I have to do for the plant to be able to bear fruit? Will I have to have two 
>separate plants, so one will pollonate the other? Or is the idea of having a 
>fruit bearing avacado tree indoors unfeasable. I have never done this before 
>so any help would be appreciated.
>
>Also, which are better to grow, California or Florida avocados?
>
>Thanks.

I have read more than once that indoor avocados do not bear
fruit (other than in greenhouses, presumably.) I don't know
this for certain myself, but they certainly do make wonderful
foliage houseplants. I had one that lived for many years and
was about 5 feet tall and wide.

- Naomi D.




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