New planting - should I remove all fruit?

akleMay 4, 2011

I planted two fig trees. They were in containers for a couple years. They are now beginning to fruit and someone told me I should remove the fruit to promote root and branch growth.

Is this true?

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ejp3(7NY)

If they have been in containers for a couple of years you should have a very good root system. Possibly removing the first years figs may be necessary but I grow figs so I can eat them, not for the roots. You may have to thin out the embryos if there are more than the roots can support.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2011 at 2:43PM
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nypd5229

Agree with last

    Bookmark   May 4, 2011 at 3:28PM
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