should fig bushes die back every winter
Our fig bushes die back every winter. They start fresh from the ground every spring. Is this normal?
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That is normal for an unprotected fig tree in colder climates in the winter time. However, it is not ideal if you are looking to actually reap a fig harvest. There are things you can try to get your fig tree to successfully overwinter, which are discussed in the following article:
For more information on the care of fig trees, please visit the following link: