avocado tree has very thick foliage on the ends of flexible
branches. If not trimmed, the branches droop to the ground.
The branches left in the deep shade of the inner part of the tree "self
prune", die and fall off.
The heavy, drooping foliage and self pruning leave a large clear space "inside" the tree. A great play house when I was a kid.
avocados grow in the shade of the thick cover of leaves. This
makes them difficult to see when picking avocados. We often find
after having picked "the last one". The dense foliage is also
good for hiding bird
is the fruit ready to eat. Remove the seed, and scoop with a
leave the seeds around the yard, and those that sprout become weeds, of
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