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Fig tree not leafing out

Posted by dwarffigjim 6bPA (My Page) on
Sun, May 15, 11 at 15:40

Please help. Is fig tree dead?
I have a dwarf fig in a approx. 15 gallon clay pot.
This is the third year. I got beautiful leaves
first two years. First year one delicious breba,
and last year one tiny fig that didnt mature.
I pruned last Nov and covered with straw and
plastic cover. It does not have a single leaf.
But it is green when I scrape the branch.
Thank you very much. .

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RE: Fig tree not leafing out

By now it should start showing some life. Did you leave it in the pot outside all winter?


RE: Fig tree not leafing out

Did you start to increase the water to the tree? Dig away from the base of the trunk and see if it has any shoots emerging from under the surface of the media could of died back to the ground level. Also if it has been in the pot for three years it needs to be root pruned.

RE: Fig tree not leafing out

If its green just be patient. It hasn't been the best fig weather to date. We really need a stretch of 70 degree days.

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