ficus carica - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by nancybett
November 22, 2005
I have a fig tree that fruited in summer. It is now November and it rebloomed, I have some small fruit on the tree. Should I pick the fruit on or leave it? Is there a problem with my fig tree?

Answer from NGA
November 22, 2005
It is not at all unusual for fig trees to try to set two crops of fruit in a single year. The second crop will not ripen in your gardening region and will actually die off on its own. There's nothing you need to do. When temperatures get cold the tree will go dormant and all leaves, flowers and fruit will drop off on their own.

Best wishes with your garden!

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