Thank you so much, Dominic Reply.
Great to hear, Erik.
Oct 02, Just be aware that if the trees are leaning without stakes right now, the lean will increase if we get winds with a storm or Santa Ana and especially if the trees set fruit this spring.
You can stake to aid them or you can prune. I have topped some newly planted avocado trees, and I mostly regret bushleaning.bars: May 04, There are a couple of effective ways to restake your newly planted avocado tree. Most avocado farmers replace the nursery stake with a thicker, taller single stake (2″ x 2″ wood or 1/2″ metal pole), and the tree is tied to that - not more tightly than is necessary. I stake some of my trees like that.
How to plant and stake an avocado tree - Greg Alder's Yard. Avocado Tree Growing Too Big and Leaning? E J. 11 months ago. This guy has had a ton of new growth this summer and I'm not sure if I'm supposed to cut it back or not.
Do I shorten it from the top?
It looks like it's making itself too heavy and is leaning at degrees. Also, some of the leaves have the brown splotches that I believe mean too. Jul 03, Attach a rope or wire as a guy to the stake, but never attach it around the trunk of a tree. The bark of a young tree is fragile and these will chafe or slice the bark.
Is October, or any other time of the year, particularly good or bad time to prune a tree to keep it balanced or too low and blocking irrigation?
Attach the trunk of the tree to the guy wire with something flexible, like cloth or rubber from a bicycle tire. Gradually tighten the wire to hold or pull the leaning tree upright.
Avocado Houseplant Care. First, find an area that receives at least4 to 6 hours of direct afternoon sunlight daily. After you’ve found the best location for your Avocado Trees (more than one tree is best!), take them out of their shipped nursery container and plant them in.