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UrbanFig: Avocado Leaf Spots

Avocado Leaf Spots

by on September 17, 2012

TweetOne potential problem that you might encounter when you grow your own avocado tree at home are spots on the avocado leaves. There can be more than one reason for spots on avocado tree leaves, including insect infestation by one of several types of pests. While occasional spots on leaves are to be expected though, […]

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Tweet Ants The most  common insect you’ll see on an avocado tree is the ant, which is interesting because ants don’t feed on the avocado tree directly. The ant feeds on honeydew which is secreted by several insects, which makes them both a blessing and a curse. They’re a blessing because seeing ants is an […]

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UrbanFig: How to Grow Avocados

How to Grow Avocados

by on May 11, 2012

Tweet When you cut into a fresh avocado, the bright green color, aroma and creamy texture are immediately evident. Whether you are slicing it for a fresh salad or sandwich or putting together a homemade guacamole, you can’t go wrong. If you live in a zone that will support the warm climate needs of the […]

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