Fig Tree
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My Fig Tree Has Lost Its Leaves

Zone 5 | honke added on August 5, 2012 | Answered

My fig tree has lost its leaves, but the fruit is still on. What is wrong?

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Heather
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Answered on August 16, 2012

There would be many things that could cause this. Typically when stressed, a fig tree will first drop its fruit, then its leaves - but it can happen the other way around.

If it is in a container, my first thought would be it is likely not getting enough water. And even if it is in the ground, many places have experienced a very dry summer, so if this is true for you, a tree that did not need watering in the past may need extra water now due to low rainfall.

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