Fig Tree
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I put my fig tree out to soon and leaves browned should I prune the tree?

Zone Dracut, MA 01826 | Gailvac added on June 2, 2019 | Answered

I live in MA and I put my fig trees inside for the winter. I put it put outside to soon and the leaves yellowed and are turning brown should I trim the tree or leave it alone? Not sure what to do now. I have two and this is there 3 year.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on June 2, 2019

That looks more like fungal damage, then it does cold damage.

Make sure to only water when the soil is completely dry down to about 3 inches in the soil.

From here, you can go a few different routes. My preferred method is a HANDFUL of DOLOMITIC LIME and a TABLESPOON of WETTABLE SULFUR per tree. This is a good preventative, and spot treatment for infections. You can do this once or twice a year, also.

The other option will be spray fungicides. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/using-fungicides-in-garden.htm

This article will help you to grow these in container:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/growing-figs-in-pots.htm

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