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Q.How Can I Get My Fig Tree To Set Fruit Early Enough To Ripen ?

Zone Cornwall. UK | Anonymous added on September 22, 2021 | Answered

I have a thriving fig tree here in Cornwall but it Produces its huge crop too late in the year to ripen. How can i get it to produce a heavy first crop ?

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Answered on October 5, 2021

Most fig cultivars produce a light first crop on last season's wood, then a mid to late summer crop on new wood. Are you pruning properly? That may help get more in the spring. Also, thinning the fruit will help it ripen sooner. Remove any that are more than seven on branch.
Here are the care requirements that may help:

Here is an oil trick that may speed up ripening:

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