Grow your own Avocado Plant

Ingredients: 1 avocado pit, 1 sharp knife, 1 glass jar, 1 paper tissue, 1 plant pot, Potting mix

Method:

- Remove the pit from the avocado and wash the remaining fruit off

-With a sharp knife, gently remove the brown skin off

- Wrap the avocado pit in a damp paper tissue and place it in a glass jar

-Put the glass in a warm place but out of direct sunlight

- Change the tissue for a new one (also damp) every 3-4 days

- Now be patient! You’ll see your pit starting to crack open in about 4-6 weeks, that’s the first sign of germination.

- Once the root has grown for about 3-4 cms and the plant has shown its first green sprouts, you’re ready for planting. 

- Fill a plant pot with potting mix and gently place the avocado seed always keeping the top half above soil level

- Place your new plant in a warm, draft-free place with lots of indirect sunlight and let it grow!

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