Fig trees are generally known as durable and able to withstand dry periods. They come from the so-called drylands and deserts of the middle east. However, I always try to remind people that it’s one thing to survive and completely different to thrive. There is a reason fig trees grow huge near lakes and river… Read More »Do Figs Like Lots of Water?
There are many animals that damage our fig trees, however, it all depends on the area you live in. I can’t tell you what to do against any animal in the world, but I can tell you how to protect your fig trees from squirrels, birds, and deer which are common in my area. How… Read More »How To Protect Fig Tree From Birds, Squirrels, and Deer
I’ve seen fig trees become quite popular for home gardens and orchards, probably, because they are generally thought of as easy to grow. However, fig trees, usually grown in gardens and home orchards for fruit, tend to have similar issues with certain environmental conditions. Some of these problems include having difficulty developing or losing leaves… Read More »My Fig Tree Has No Leaves – 7 Causes and Solutions
Planting a fig tree is not that difficult, in my opinion, mainly because figs can grow in a wide range of soil types. From fertilizing to soil pH levels, figs can thrive in most average conditions. I tend not to get carried away with getting the perfect pH level because soil rarely goes out of… Read More »Do Figs Like Acidic Soil?
I’ve been frequently asked this question in recent years since fig trees became a bit more popular. You can never be too careful with fruit trees and their roots. Luckily, some are less dangerous than others. Even within a certain species, there are such varieties that a question like this requires some knowledge and experience… Read More »Are Fig Trees and Roots Invasive?