Deep Roots - Knowledgebase Question

Bluffton, SC
Question by nkcotter
May 29, 2006
Does a climbing fig have deep roots or would something else provide better protection against soil erosion?


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Answer from NGA
May 29, 2006

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Your climbing fig will develop an extensive root system if you water it deeply but infrequently while it is becoming established. It has a fibrous root system which makes it suitable for holding soil on slopes. Best wishes with your garden!

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