Avocado Questions... Cross posted in Fruit and Orchards
I knew those people in fruit and orchards have zero experience with Avocados in ground. They may have a seedling in a window sill, but they are mostly NOT from California or FL or anywhere Avocados grow. Here goes:
We purchased a Mex Grande Avocado 4 weeks ago, and this is how it looked the day we got it.
We have a Zutano seedling doing very well down on our hill, and decided to put this one near it for pollination. We enriched the soil, put it on drip and it went into shock. It lost it's blossoms, most leaves, and most tips have turned black.
Here is it's sad state:
There is hope that new buds are forming on the green part of the trunk.
The thing you see lying on the ground is my hiking staff. It's a big hill with lots of danger lurking. What do you suggest?