Pruning Fig Trees

winter_flurry(Zone 7 Ga)September 4, 2009

Greetings and I have 2 big Fig Trees next to rhe deck here. Whern are you supposed to Prune those? Just asking and they came with the house when it was bought.

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lrvjim(7 to 8)

If the fig's have outgrown their location and you wish to bring them down to a more manageable size read over the linked thread. There is also an older UGA fact sheet with some info about pruning figs which you can find by doing a Google search on "figs uga".

But to answer your question, you will want to prune these in late winter, say the last of February.

Here is a link that might be useful: Turn A Fig Tree Into A Fig Bush

    Bookmark   September 8, 2009 at 8:42AM
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winter_flurry(Zone 7 Ga)

Thank you.

    Bookmark   September 8, 2009 at 9:26AM
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vroomp(z7Ga)

Are there any figs on these tress? I am looking for a few gallons of figs to put up for winter. I did nine pints a few weeks ago but, am down to two left after family scarfed them up during our holiday weekend this past week.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2009 at 9:21AM
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winter_flurry(Zone 7 Ga)

There might be and I will have to look.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2009 at 9:33AM
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