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Nov 30, The most common reasons for an avocado tree to lose leaves are spider mites, which can be managed, and root rot, which is best avoided. Why Avocados Lose Leaves Persea mites attack avocado trees mainly in California. The main reason why avocado trees get drooping leaves is due to over-watering. To check for this, see that the soil is draining well and the roots aren’t soaked.
Under-watering can also cause the leaves to droop, but it’s less likely. Other causes are a lack of sunlight, transplant shock, or that the pot is too small. Nov 17, The leaf drop was most likely to be due to shock. Avocados just don't do well with any kind of change and any stress can cause them to drop their leaves. I think you are right about the first location, the trees need a bit of protection from harsh sun so a little bit of shading is good. Oct 30, Yeah, avos are very fickle (as we know) and sadly leaf drop usually is a sign of an impending slow death as it's often hard to pull a young avocado tree back from stress but it is possible.
I've tried everything to save them and always failed eventually after a long protracted period of leaf drop. Jul 23, Avocado trees are generally more susceptible to the accumulation of salts than other trees. This results in damage and appears as burned leaf tips and even an early leaf drop. If your avocado leaves are turning brown because of salt accumulation, the reason is usually caused by stumpcleanup.barted Reading Time: 6 mins.