It is critical to plant the Little Cado Avocado in a location that receives a minimum of 8 hours of full sun for best performance and fruit production. Take care when planting your Little Cado to not disturb the roots. Protect your avocado tree from strong winds and frost.This will ensure that the tree has the conditions it needs to thrive. The tree thrives in well-drained soil.
Water your Little Cado Avocado thoroughly and deeply after planting to help it establish a strong root system. Avocados prefer infrequent, deep irrigation, not shallow frequent watering. The tree will be drought -tolerant once established, but may need supplemental water during prolonged dry spells. Avoid overwatering, avocado trees are susceptible to root rot.
Fertilizing the Little Cado Avocado is also an important part of its care. It is best to fertilize with Gardner & Bloome 8-4-2 Organic Citrus & Fruit Tree Fertilizer in spring or fall. Follow the instructions on the package.
Lightly prune your Little Cado to shape and control its size in late fall. Use clean, sharp pruning shears when pruning. Avoid heavy pruning with older avocado trees. Frequent pinching and shaping of an avocado tree is best when the plants are young.
The Little Cado Avocado is a dwarf tree that can reach 10-15 feet in height and width. In California, the fruit typically ripens from spring through fall. It is a small, productive, and low-maintenance tree that works well in small gardens or containers.
The Little Cado Avocado will thrive in your garden if you follow these simple care instructions and provide you with delicious and healthy fruit for years to come. It will be a treasured addition to any landscape due to its small size, heavy crop, and ease of care