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Q.Hello. I Have A Fig Tree That Produced A Lot Of Fruit At The End Of May. The Fruit Still Has Not Ripened. Is It Too Late To Fertil

Zone San Antonio, Texas | yvillanueva added on June 28, 2020 | Answered

ize? If not, what is the best fertilizer? I live in San Antonio, Texas. Any information is much appreciated. I love my fig tree an d don’t have a green thumb so I’m a bit lost. Thank you.

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Answered on July 1, 2020

This is a more complex issue than fertilization, unfortunately. There are a few things to consider before adding fertilizer, and soil should be tested for deficiency before adding anything. Doing so when not needed will cause much more harm than good.

Here is an article that will help you to get started diagnosing this issue:


If a soil test should confirm that it is lacking in something, then you can fertilize. Here is an article to help you fertilize the tree properly:


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