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- Sutherlin, OR
can I graft Stewert avocado ont an avocado I grew from seed from an avocado I ate? Will it produce? How do I tell if it’s a male or female avocado plant?
- Oakland, OR
The answer is, yes you can. However, the tree may still not produce fruit, and even under the best of conditions it can take from 7 to 15 years to produce fruit. Grafting scion wood from a desired avocado seedling will sweeten the odds. Here's an informative link to more info on grafting: http://homeorchard.ucdavis.edu/8001.pdf
Getting your grafted tree to produce fruit also depends on combining both a type A avocado with a type B avocado. Rather than being one sex or another, avocados are classified by their blooming patterns. Here's a link the describes each type: What Is the Difference Between a Male & Female Avocado Plant? | eHow http://www.ehow.com/facts_5986527_difference-male-female-avocado-plant.html#ixzz2U8SHKnB1 Good luck!