Fig Tree
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removing fig tree buds

Zone 19044 | Seitchik added on June 17, 2015 | Answered

We planted a fig tree in the spring. It's growing beautifully, but now has buds. We heard they should be removed to allow tree to grow bigger. Is this true?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 18, 2015

In my research I could not fine anything that supports the information you suggested.
Pruning is very important to good tree growth and fig production,
Here are a couple of links with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/how-to-grow-figs.htm

http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/plants/vegetables/tree_fruits_nuts/hgic1353.html

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