Fig Tree

Sterilizing a Fig Tree


elyakum added on December 1, 2016 | Answered

I have a lovely fig tree which gives us a lot of shade. However, it drops a lot of unripe figs at the beginning of the season and at the end attracts birds that eat half a fig and then drop the rest and bats who make a total mess. What can I use to sterilize the tree, and how and when do I apply it?


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Alisma
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Answered on December 1, 2016

Although some fruiting trees can be chemically sterilized, the fig tree is not one of them. However, this information might help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/fig-tree-is-producing-fruit.htm

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