Several ficus plants like fiddle leaf fig are known to cause irritation and poisoning in pets, but what about ficus carica? The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) lists some ficus species as toxic for cats, dogs, and horses. There are no specific mentions of Ficus carica being toxic to cats… Read More »Are Fig Trees Toxic to Dogs and Cats?
I’ve never noticed the smell from fig trees because I was always growing them outside. A few years ago, I started growing some indoors, for knowledge purposes mostly, and I was surprised by several odors they’ve changed since. The longest present odor was something like urine, people tend to describe it like a cat’s urine,… Read More »Why My Fig Tree Smells Like Cat Pee?
Tropical regions are probably more problematic to grow figs than cold regions. That may sound like an exaggeration, but in cold areas, at least you know exactly what’s going on with your fig tree, and the climate is more predictable. In topics, you play rainfall roulette with your fig trees every growing season. Fig trees… Read More »Can Fig Trees Grow in Tropical Climates?
One thing that frustrates me the most is when a fig tree doesn’t fruit. Mostly because there can be many causes to this problem. I never experience this with my own fig trees because I give them proper care from the start to avoid situations like these. With other people’s fig trees, I have to… Read More »Why Is My Fig Tree Not Producing Fruit?
I know many ways to propagate fig trees, but my favorite must be air layering. It’sIt’s just so reliable once you get the hang of it. It has a learning curve that I’d like to make easier for you. It might seem way more complicated than other propagation methods, but if you stick with me… Read More »Air Layering Fig Trees
Peter’s Honey and Kadota are fig varieties that often, like many others, get confused. Are they the same fig variety, and if not, how are they different? Those are the two questions usually asked about Kadota and Peter’s Honey fig. There are even those who swear they are the same fig variety. Are Peter’s Honey… Read More »Peter’s Honey Fig vs Kadota