Avocado has become a gourmet food in our diet , and not only because of its delicious flavor , but also because of the price that it sometimes acquires. But what would a guacamole be without it? It is difficult to live without this pleasure, so we reveal the secret to growing avocado at home.

If you are still wondering, why should you have an avocado plant in your house? You should know that this fruit is rich in potassium, it contains 14% of the recommended daily amount, compared to the banana that only has 10%. This can help you lower your blood pressure and reduce the risks of a heart attack, describes a study from the US National Library of Medicine.

How to plant avocado?

  • Remove the pit from the avocado and clean it.
  • Place 3 sticks across the seed and place over a glass of water. Half should be covered by the liquid.
  • Wait 3-4 weeks, at which time roots will begin to grow. When these reach approximately 10 cm, remove the seed from the water.
  • Remove the toothpicks and prepare a large pot with soil.
  • Plant the seed. It should be the same as in the glass, half under the ground the rest uncovered.
  • In 1 month you will see how leaves start to come out

It is important that your avocado plant has good light because it helps its growth. Also, remember to water it 1 or 2 times a week so that it gives you enormous fruits.