This is the forth time I have tried starting avocado's form seed. Each time I have tried two or three at a time. So far I have had four start growing and of those two turned into healthy plants. I put mine into jars with bamboo skewers holding them up. On the bottom I jab the bamboo into to make three little holes. Then I wait. Takes forever to start, but since it takes twenty years to grow a tree that produces avocados whats a few months.