Fig Tree
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Chicago Hardy Fig Tree

Zone 08007 | jojoK added on September 16, 2017 | Answered

How do you know if your fig tree is diseased and how to treat. Have figs on tree but they are not large enough to pick. Don't seem to be growing. How long is the season?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on September 16, 2017

There could be a number of issues that could be affected the growth. If you concerned about fertilization, make sure to use a good all-purpose fertilizer.

Now, as far as diseases go... You can usually tell if the tree is damaged from disease. There will be leaf spots, shriveled fruit, mold, or sap oozing everywhere. These can be treated in various ways depending on the specific disease.

Here are two articles
1. This one will give you more information on cold hardy figs:https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/cold-hardy-fig-trees.htm
2 Here is one to help you identify any diseases starting:https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/cold-hardy-fig-trees.htm

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