Pruning is unnecessary to encourage avocado production, but most gardeners prune to keep the tree at a manageable height for harvesting. Gather pruning shears, white latex paint, water, a paint brush and a glass jar or s... More »

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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. More »

It is unlikely that avocado trees will bear fruit without cross-pollination between two trees. Though avocado trees have stigmas and stamens, each is available for pollination at different times of the day. This makes it... More »

For optimal results, gardeners should fertilize fig trees with an all-purpose 8-8-8 or 10-10-10 fertilizer. These fertilizers contain eight percent or 10 percent each of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium, respectively.... More »

Caring for a Moringa tree begins from planting time to the harvesting season. Germination of the Moringa tree is done in the nursery, and it is later transplanted to another field or transplanted directly from cuttings. ... More »

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Prune trees using cutting tools appropriate to the size of the tree or shrub in early spring or late summer. Pruning is done to maintain the health of the tree, direct growth and increase fruit production when applicable... More »

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When to prune a tree depends largely on what needs to be accomplished by the pruning and the type of tree. Light pruning and removal of dead or diseased branches can be done at any point during the year. More »