It’s widely known that young wood on fig trees is weak. As strong as they are fully developed, fig trees are susceptible to breaking early on. One thing people always jump to is staking young fig trees. But do they really help the tree in the long run? Staking is a viable option to protect… Read More »Staking Fig Tree
Fig trees are often planted in California and other warm climates because they need lots of sun and warmth to ripen their fruit. However, some gardeners in colder areas have wondered if figs will ripen in cool weather. Figs will not ripen in cold weather, but they can be ripened in slightly cool weather. Ripening… Read More »Will Figs Ripen in Cool Weather?
Fig trees are a great addition to any garden, as they produce delicious fruit and can be used in various ways. However, not all fig varieties are created equal when it comes to productivity. In this blog post, we will take a look at the most productive fig variety and how you can get the… Read More »Most Productive Fig Variety – Case Study
While figs are grown in many parts of the world, they are actually native to western Asia and the Mediterranean region. So, where do figs grow in the US? Figs are reliably grown in USDA zones 8-10, which include the majority of the South and West Coast, mainly California, where the majority of commercially grown… Read More »Where Do Figs Grow in the US?
In my opinion, people value pruning way more than they should when it comes to small and young fig trees. Pruning is mainly used to shape fig trees at an early stage of their life. The problem I have with pruning is that no one ever asks if pruning is the best method for many… Read More »Pruning Fig Trees in Pots
When it comes to dried figs, there’s a lot of debate over whether or not they should be soaked before eating. Some people say that it unlocks the nutritional benefits, while others maintain that it simply makes them taste better. So, what’s the verdict? Should you soak your figs before popping them into your mouth?… Read More »Should Dried Figs Be Soaked Before Eating?