How will planting a female fig tree next to my male fig tree allow the male tree to produce edible fruit?
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Most Fig Tree's that are grown in the home garden are self pollinating and do not require a 2nd tree pollinator.
There are many varieties that do require both a male and female tree and the pollination is done by the pollinating wasps that transfer the pollen.
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