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Q.growing fig tree from cuttings

Zone 33431 | gold finger added on September 17, 2012 | Answered

I took a few branches from a fruiting fig tree and want to get them to grow roots so I can plant them. Is keeping the branches in water sufficient or do I need to do anything more? I live in Boca Raton, FL. Can I plant the fig tree if we get that far here where it is warm year round?

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Answered on September 18, 2012

These are not normally rooted in water. However, this article will provide information on propagating these trees: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/fig-propagation.htm

Yes, in your region the tree should do fine outdoors. Should you need protection for the tree over winter, this article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/fig-cold-protection.htm

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