Figs in Colorado - Knowledgebase Question

Colorado Springs, CO (Zone 5B)
Question by cassebay
April 24, 2007
Can I plant figs here in Colorado Springs, region 5b? I would rather plant them in the ground and not in containers.


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Answer from NGA
April 24, 2007

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Fig trees would not withstand your winter temperatures in the ground. If you want to try them in containers to move indoors, note that most varieties need a long period of very warm temperatures to bear a good fruit crop so read their descriptions carefully to see if they are suited. Good luck!

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