Avocado plant leaves turning bronze


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I’ve been caring for 2 avocado plants grown from a seed for the past 2 years. They’ve survived transplanting and my flatmates not caring for them when I went on holiday. The biggest one has a lot of new growth this month and the smaller one is producing new leaves too.

This past week Britain had a nice bit of sun so I placed them outside as they were in the summer. After a week I have now checked on them and the smaller one has very bronzed leaves. I don’t think this is to do with the water as that’s just the tips, correct? Was the shock of window sun to full sun too much for the little guy?

It’s going to be cloudy and rainy this whole week so I figured I could leave them outside still. What do you advise? I wanna make sure they’re properly cared for! :)
 

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Sunburn. Go stand in closet for 5 minutes. Then walk outside and look up at the sky. Your light receptors will have adjusted to the closet. For plants that use as much sun as they can get, the same phenomenon occurrs: they adjust to whatever conditions they find themselves in and need to go from full sun to dappled shade to sunny window in autum, and the reverse in spring. Allow ~2 to ~4 weeks each way, depending upon weather. The plants will recover. Leave the damaged leaves on for now, Any green portion will be making food for recovery. Go to the nearest wall and bang your head 3 times.
 
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What a patronising person you sound like. The poor guy only asked for advice.
 
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It's my experience that people remember best "what to do" when they understand how things work rather than just being told what to do. I just re-read my post, and wouldn't change a word.
 
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