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Q.Thoughts About Moving A 30 Year Old Fig Tree Out Of State….

Zone 18330 | jzerilli added on April 19, 2021 | Answered

my wife’s father passes earlier this year, and his widow is planning on removing his beloved fig tree. i would love nothing more than to take this tree home to live with us. i have plenty of space in my yard for it, and what it would mean to my wife is priceless.

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Answered on April 20, 2021

Likely, a fig of that age will endure too much stress in the moving process. If the area that you plant to take it too has a different climate, then it will have an even harder time trying to adjust. Likely, this will not be a good option for the tree, due to the age. This article will help, should you decide to move the tree:


You could take a cutting and root it to plant in your own yard, however! These articles will help:





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