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I've planted an avocado seed in dirt and it has begun to grow, only there are no leaves: just a skinny tall stalk.

Any idea as to why the leaves are not growing?

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    It takes a little while before the leaves appear. How long have you had a shoot? Also, how big is your pot? The root gets big fast. I've got one going following the advice in "the pip book recently.
    – Chris H
    Aug 9, 2016 at 10:24
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    Please send pictures...don't worry about the root getting too big too fast. Too small of a plant for a large pot is not good. What are you using for fertilizer? Soil? Is this in a pot or in your garden soil?
    – stormy
    Aug 9, 2016 at 20:46

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Most likely something is eating the leaves.

If the plant is small (less then 6" / 15cm or so, it the leaves would possibly be very small and still folded.

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