Identifying Herbicide Injury to California Avocado Trees
For California avocado growers, it can be difficult to ascertain whether a tree is suffering from disease, pests, nutrient deficiencies or damage caused by insecticides. Herbicide injury can impact the yield, number of fruit, plant vigor and health of California avocado trees. Learn more.
Leaf analysis is a critical tool in helping California avocado growers determine whether their trees are receiving the correct levels of nutrients necessary for optimal fruit quality and yields. Learn more about leaf sampling best practices.
Avocado Tree Fertilization Basics
For the best consistent avocado crops, fertilizer applications should aim to keep the avocado trees very healthy. In order to produce consistent, abundant avocado crops, avocado trees need healthy leaves, they need to produce flowering wood and have strong healthy roots to take up water and minerals. What minerals do avocado trees use?
Why Avocado Tree Fertilization Matters
It's important to provide California avocado trees with the nutrients they need in order to ensure optimal fruit production and tree health. Trees that are supplied with the optimal mix of nutrients are stronger. In general, healthy avocado trees have higher quality fruit yields and are better equipped to handle severe weather events like high winds and cold temperatures.