Q.My Fig Tree (grown From A Tiny Cutting, 7 Years Ago) Is Now Ove 8 Ft Tall. It Has Several Large Trunks And Only Long Branches Com
ing out of them with leaves only on the tops. It looks terrible. If I were to cut it all down, would it start developing branche s from the trunks? I’d love to send a picture. Thank you for any advice. Sggie
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Unfortunately, your photo did not come through. I am unable to see the issue at hand.
Generally, you don't want to cut more than 1/3 of the tree at once. Also, this needs to be done during winter. Here is an article that will help you: