Fig Tree
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Fig Trees

Zone 60443 | larry Vena added on March 17, 2018 | Answered

I have the trees in my basement I've been watering them and now I have a new growth with leaves on the end should I cut that new growth off or Let It Go the new branches have grown to about 2 to 3 foot

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BushDoctor
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Answered on March 20, 2018

You will not want to cut this! You will want to get it into the light. If it is still too cold in your area, you will have to get a horticultural grade lighting fixture of at least 200 watts for the tree to be happy, and have enough light.

This is a very critical point, which will determine the health of your tree for the rest of the year.

This article will give you more information about these trees: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/how-to-grow-figs.htm

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