Fig Tree
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pruning fig tree

Zone CENTRAL WEST TENN | HALJNS59 added on May 23, 2015 | Answered

Common fig tree is full of dead limbs but new growth is visible. Do you just start cutting out/pruning the dead growth to make room for the new? What do I need to know before I start cutting?

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shelley
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Answered on May 26, 2015

Here is an article on pruning fig trees that will help you:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/pruning-fig-trees.htm

As the above article will explain, a fig tree pruning endeavor starts out by first removing dead or diseased wood and any branches that are not growing out from your selected fruiting wood.

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