Fig Tree
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why are the figs on my tree empty inside?

Zone ol44ry | Anonymous added on October 6, 2019 | Answered

it's a 3 year old plant in a large pot lots of fruit, but figs go brown then furry and soft on outside.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on October 7, 2019

It may be fig souring, which is essentially rot. Make sure your container soil is well drained and you are not overwatering.

It also could be a wild male form, which does not produce edible fruit but aids in pollination. In that case you would need to get a female plant.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/what-causes-fig-souring.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/common-fig-tree-diseases.htm

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