Fig Tree
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Fig tree

Zone Rutherford Nj | teaderj added on November 21, 2017 | Answered

It is Nov here in NJ and before I wrap my fig tree for the winter I would like to know if I can cut off about 4 feet as it keeps getting taller it is now about 9 or 10 feet fall would I like it at about 6 feet had a excellent crop this pass summer thank you Joe

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BushDoctor
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Answered on November 21, 2017

You can, safely, prune your tree back by 1/3. There are a few other things to know about properly pruning you tree as well, and this article will explain these: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/pruning-fig-trees.htm

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