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When is a good time to plant avocado trees?

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Avocados should be planted during the spring months of March through June. Avocados should be planted in nonlawn areas where they can receive full sunlight.

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When is a good time to plant avocado trees?
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Avocados do best in moderate temperatures ranging from 60 to 85 F. Fully established trees can survive in temperatures as low as 32 to 28 F. A grower should build a small mound to elevate the avocado tree if he is planting it in heavy clay soil. Avocado trees should usually be watered three to four times a week, with slight modifications made to the watering schedule if the soil remains too damp or becomes too dry. To aerate the soil, growers should add one-third cubic yard of coarse mulch.

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