Fig Tree

How to Get My Fig Tree to Bear Fruit


ROKAW27 added on March 23, 2011 | Answered

I have a 2-year-old fig tree that only had fruit on it when I bought it. How do I get figs to grow on my tree?


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 26, 2011

Fig trees normally need 2-6 years to bear fruit. If it had figs on it when you bought it, I suspect the nursery rooted a fruited cutting to increase the sales or maybe they had a fluke cutting that was able to bear the first year but still needs to mature before it could fruit more.

You may also have bought a truly mature fig, and if you feel this is the case, this article will help you to get it to fruit:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/fig-tree-is-producing-fruit.htm

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