You never need to flip your mattress (our Avocado logo should always be right side up), but rotating your mattress once per month, for the first six months will ensure the top wool layer will compress evenly.

No Flips Required

All Avocado Green Mattresses have one side for sleeping. The Avocado logo at the foot of your mattress should be facing up so you can read it.

In our Green and Vegan mattresses, the internal coil system, with pocketed innersprings as its support layer, lives at the bottom of the mattress. So you should never flip your mattress. The five zones in the innerspring unit are designed to provide ideal support for your neck, back, shoulders, and hips. Because of the way these coil zones are arranged, as shown below, the mattress can be rotated without altering the performance of the zones.

The support layers of our Latex Mattress and Vegan Latex Mattress are designed in a way that there is a bottom and top, so you'll never flip it, either. To ensure you're sleeping on the correct side, be sure the Avocado logo stitched on the mattress is upright.

Rotate Every Month For First Six Months

Avocado Green Mattresses contain a lofty, cushioning layer of GOTS organic certified wool on top of the mattress (see image below). It's normal for this material to compress slightly when you first start sleeping on your new Avocado mattress. In order to prevent body impressions, we recommend spinning your mattress (head to foot) once every month for the first six months. It will take five-plus rotations to ensure even distribution. After the first six-months, rotating every other month will ensure even wear over the lifespan over the mattress.

Read more tips on how to ensure your new mattress works for you.


To make moving and rotating your mattress a snap, our mattress features four reinforced, hand-stitched handles — two on each side of the mattress.

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