How is this little hass avocado plant looking?

FarmerArmbandJanuary 21, 2013

First off I'm located in the sunland/tujunga area in LA county.

Bought this little guy from OSH about a week ago. I've been researching a lot about avocado care after I killed my last one. Here's the link to the album

http://imgur.com/a/UCxdG

I've noticed some leaf curling going on and holes appearing on some of the leaves. Any thoughts/comments on the health of this tree so far? I'm also open to any tips for transplanting. I'm gonna hold it off for a week because there is rain predicted this upcoming weekend.

P.S. I know patty is going to come in here and give me great advice LOL :)

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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Granted, LA county is warmer than most parts of the country....
but I wouldn't re-pot until later in the Spring/Summer - unless it's a matter of life or death.
Avocados resent root-disturbance, and often drop leaves when re-potted. I would aim to mitigate
any ill-effects from the nursery soil through the rest of the Winter, then prepare a free-draining
mix for it in the meantime.

The plant looks fine, other than some pest damage and the classic browned leaf-tips.
A very healthy specimen.

Josh

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