[permaculture] fruit tree guilds- figs

Keith Johnson keithdj at mindspring.com
Mon Aug 28 17:26:36 EDT 2006


Try giving it some rock phosphate or bone meal. Make sure its getting 
enough water. You should, depending on variety, get an early and late 
crop. I'm used to getting fruit on first year cuttings.

maria morehead wrote:
> What about fig trees?  Ours never produced larger than thumb-tip sized green
> fruit this year and it has been HOT (for us in Seattle 90-95 degrees)...
> I've got comfrey planted under it which is doing pretty well considering how
> late I buried the roots....
>
> Any ideas on why the fruit didn't produce this year?  Is it cyclical?
>
> thanks!
> Maria
>   

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