My avocado pit has roots!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by bakerjw, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. bakerjw

    bakerjw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just trying to enjoy one of lifes simple things.

    We're doing a major renovation to our house and part of it is adding a large glass atrium column onto the Southern side of our house. On of the things that I've wanted to do in there besides get bamboo and wisteria growing as habitat for the release of some geckos is to get an avocado tree/bush growing as well. I looked last night an voila' there are roots from the pit that i started a few weeks back.
     
  2. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    Cool!
    Is this from a store bought avocado?
     
  3. bakerjw

    bakerjw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. Bought it. Stuck 3 toothpicks into it. Put it in water. Waited.

    Boy I feel like a second grader.
     
  4. littlefork

    littlefork Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We do this at least once a year, I buy two avocados, we have avocado salad, which I love and DH tolorates and then I root the pits. I have two in my kitchen window now that are about 8" high. My DH says that if we didn't have at least two avocados rooting in on the windowsill it won't feel like home. They go from the window to the sunroom, the biggest one I ever had got 5' tall.
     
  5. Moabite

    Moabite Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2010
    Utah
    I've tried this many times, but never got roots. Your thumb must be greener.
     

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