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Bury an avocado pit about 1Bury an avocado pit about 1 inch below the surface, oriented with the "seam" between the halves perpendicular to the soil surface, water well. Keep moist, but not soggy. The pit will split and sprout as well or better than the water glass method. In 4 to 6 weeks it will sprout. Direct planting keeps from shocking the seedling with transplanting from water to soil.

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