How to Grow:
It is best to plant fruit trees after your last spring frost. You can also plant 8 weeks before your first fall frost. You can see specific dates for your location using our FREE iOS, Android, and Universal Web App.
Dig a hole that is a few inches bigger than your pot the fig tree has come in. If planting outdoors, space fig trees 20 feet apart in full sun. Take care to notice what plants are around the area as well, see the companion plant section below. Water your fig tree regularly. Make sure soil drains well.
Companion planting is a vital part of organic gardening. Companion plants assist in the growth of others by attracting beneficial insects, repelling pests, or providing nutrients, shade, or support. There are also plants that do not like being next to each other. Some plants get too tall and can provide too much shade for your plant. Sometimes certain plants attract the same pests, so it is important to try and separate these. Herbs are especially great companion plants because they help to repel pests from your other plants!
Pests can be one of the most difficult challenges you face in the garden. We strive to grow food without the use of pesticide and luckily there are natural solutions for most of these nasty pests! The pests listed below are common pests for figs:
Figs will begin to produce within 2-6 years of planting. Figs will be ready to harvest when they are fully colored and slightly soft. Simply pick figs by pulling gently from the tr
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