- Sharp blade
- Kitchen paper
- Plant sprayer with water
- Sealable sandwich bag
- Vase with water
Cut the avocado in half. Do this as carefully as possible so you don’t damage the wick.
Take the wick out of the avocado and wash it well. Attention! Leave the peel around the wick for now.
Place the wick, with peel, in a glass of water. Make sure that the whole wick is covered with water. Soak the wick in the glass for about 24 hours.
Remove the wick from the water and then carefully remove the brown peel.
Then wrap the pit in kitchen paper.
Grab the plant syringe and mist the kitchen paper containing the pit.
As soon as the kitchen paper is moist enough, you can place the wick in kitchen paper in a sandwich bag. It is extra handy if this sandwich bag can be closed with a zipper. Zip the bag immediately.
Put the sandwich bag in a warm place. The amount of light doesn’t matter.
Make sure that the kitchen paper actually always remains moist. Therefore, open the bag regularly and check the humidity of the paper.
After a few weeks, the kernel is cracked and a small root emerges. When the root is a few centimetres big, you can put the wick in the water. Pay attention! The intention is that the root touches the water. You can use safeprikkers for this. With the safeprikkers you make sure that the root touches the water, but the rest of the wick remains above water.
That was him! When the root is in the water for a few weeks, you’ll see leaves appear. The moment the roots are at least 20 centimetres big, you can repot the avocado plant.