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The Rooting Raft is designed to float avocado pits at the correct level for rooting, with the added benefit that they rarely need watering. The Rooting Raft is a free 3D design, and the STL file can be downloaded on the right.

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After six months the sprouting seed looks quite good.

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Once set up, there is no need to add water for several months.

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Once set up, there is no need to add water for several months.

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Close-up of root development.

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On the left is the wooden prototype, the wood does not look so good after several months in the water. On the right is the 3D printed design. The seed pocket is large enough to fit the largest avocado pit as well as fit daffodils. The seed raft is printed to be 81mm in diameter, which is a correct fit for a cylindrical vase commonly sold for decorating.