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Avocados flowering in December?
« on: December 10, 2016, 03:05:59 PM »
All of my trees are starting to bloom  :-\

Im afraid a cold snap will come and ruin this years fruit set.  Is this normal or am I in trouble?

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Re: Avocados flowering in December?
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2016, 04:30:25 PM »
Are you using a lot of Nitrogen? Some times that will push early flowering
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Re: Avocados flowering in December?
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2016, 06:11:36 PM »
They got a lot but I cut them off back in August.
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Re: Avocados flowering in December?
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2016, 12:50:27 AM »
Spaugh,  when should we allow avacado to flower here in San Diego?

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Re: Avocados flowering in December?
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2016, 02:55:47 PM »
Normal. Some Avocados start flower in September



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Re: Avocados flowering in December?
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2016, 04:52:38 PM »
Ok, good news.  They all appear to be ready to start flowering.  The pinkerton trees are flushing a lot of new growth also.  Went down to my trees this morning with Santas little helper and picked a few avocados.  We have been eating stuarts for a month or so now and they are excellent.  Today we picked a Sir Prize and a Pinkerton to try.  Not sure they are ready yet but we will see. 



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Re: Avocados flowering in December?
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2016, 05:54:53 PM »
Here is what I harvest today
Ismael
Sir Prize
Hass
Fuerte



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Re: Avocados flowering in December?
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2016, 09:01:57 PM »
Here is what I harvest today
Ismael
Sir Prize
Hass
Fuerte



Cool!  Are you picking hass that set in 2016 or 2015?  Seems either early or way mature.
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Re: Avocados flowering in December?
« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2016, 02:00:53 PM »
Here is what I harvest today
Ismael
Sir Prize
Hass
Fuerte



Cool!  Are you picking hass that set in 2016 or 2015?  Seems either early or way mature.

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