An avocado tree sprouted from a seed grows for five to 20 years before it flowers and bears fruit. To encourage your tree to reach adulthood soon, plant it in a sunny area with plenty of room to grow. Water the seedling regularly and fertilize it several times a year.Continue Reading
Most avocados in grocery stores come from cross-pollinated trees. As a result, when you plant a single tree, it produces fruit with a slightly different taste.
There are two types of avocado trees ? type A and type B. They each grow male and female flowers, but the flowers open at different times of the day. Planting one of each tree might improve pollination.Learn more about Botany