Fig Tree
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How Big Does It Have To Be Before I Don’t Cover It In Winter?

Zone Lavallette, NJ | Ers8016 added on November 22, 2019 | Answered

I live at the Jersey shore. The tree has done well and had hundreds of figs this fall.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on November 24, 2019

This depends, largely, on the cultivar of Fig that you have. Most figs are not fully hardy in zone 7, so unless you know for a fact that it is then it may need cover until it is fairly large.

Hardy varieties can be left uncovered after 2 or 3 years.

This article will help you with the care of Figs: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/how-to-grow-figs.htm

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