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PDF File Helpful Tips for Avocado the Backyard Grower Do It Yourself . Planting is usually best in an area where there is good drainage. Make sure the sun has full exposure and is not competing with other trees. Spring time is the best time to plant. Seedlings don’t wo rk well as most of them will not bear fruit. Buy a grafted variety, like a Hass, from a reputable nursery. Watering is very important to an avocado tree since it is a subtropical fruit. A full – grown tree needs at least 150 gallons per week in fall, summe r and spring. In hot weather , water twice a week for short time s as avocados roots are near the surface. If tip burn occurs it is probably salt build up. Increase watering up to 250 gallons per week.