Fig Tree
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Fig tree

Zone Nottinghan | Anonymous added on October 17, 2017 | Answered

My fig tree has small green fruit which from experience will not now ripen. Should I remove them are just let them rot on the tree

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on October 18, 2017

If you know they won't ripen, there's no reason not to remove them now, and it could make the cleanup a lot easier. Your figs most likely do not ripen because they need warmer temperatures, but also see these articles:

http://blog.pennlive.com/gardening/2011/12/figs_not_ripening.html
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/figs-not-getting-ripe.htm

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