My neighbor gave me a fig tree which she had dug up. I planted it almost immediately but within an hour the leaves had drooped and it died. I have left it in the ground hoping it might revive, but it looks dead. Will it come back or should I dig it up?
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It sounds as if the tree usffered from transplant shock. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/learn-how-to-avoid-and-repair-transplant-shock-in-plants.htm