Figs not ripening
The first figs started by the end of June. They don't seem to get bigger than a quarter and are hard. The tree looks very healthy. the leaves are big and plentiful. Figs are still sprouting. It's planted on the side of a shed and gets full sun.
Submitted by BHGPhotoContest

Is this a newly planted fig? Shoots that develop in spring and produce flower buds along their upper stems may produce fruit in late fall, if they have been kept watered carefully all summer. Flower buds lower down on the stem will overwinter and result in fruit next year. Fruit is carried on young wood, so it's important to keep new growth coming. Be patient if the tree is looking healthy with big leaves.

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Community Answers (2)

I need fig preserves
Submitted by shirleyphil