What's your question? Ask

Fig Tree

Q.Abundant 2nd Crop Of Figs That Don’t Get Bigger Than A Large Grape?

Zone South Downs, West Sussex | sally.lawn@gmail.com added on September 18, 2022 | Answered

I have a fig tree, in very poor chalk soil, in a very sunny, south west facing spot, plated on a slope but still produces a lot of figs. the first crop finishes, and then in late summer, we get a huge amount of new figs crowing but they dont get big, just stay small and green. what can I do?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on September 20, 2022

After testing the soil, it sounds like it needs a little fertilizer. Once you find out, exactly, what is missing or lacking, then you can correct the issue. Adding compost to the area will help, as well as adding earthworms. They will incorporate the compost in, and around the tree. Here are some articles that will help:






Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Fig Tree
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert