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} Nov 26, In this video I give you guys an unedited version of the basic fundamentals of pruning figs for production or grafting purposes. KNOW your objective before.
Sep 21, Pull your fig tree from its container and break apart the root ball, unwinding tangled roots. Place the fig tree in the hole at the depth it was planted in the container. Hold the trunk straight and fill in the hole with soil. Water the newly planted fig until the soil compresses around the plant and becomes saturated with water.
Apr 01, If it is a fig bush it will help it grow branches equally around the bush side. 2. Prune the First Winter AFTER Planting. When learning how to prune fig trees, the first winter AFTER planting you will want to prune your fig tree. During this first winter, you will want to prune all but 4 to 6 branches. Jun 11, Cut back all of the branches on the standard by a half to two-thirds.
While this does count as severe pruning, the fig tree can cope with this and it will regenerate new, vigorous growth quickly. 3 Deal with the roots. Jun 06, The first time you should be doing fig bush pruning is when you first transplant your young fig tree. When a fig tree is first planted, you should trim a fig tree back by about half.
This will allow the tree to focus on developing its roots and becoming well established. It will also help the fig tree grow side branches for a bushier tree. May 04, Create an open framework. When pruning a fig tree, aim to give the fig an open framework and control its size. Cut several of the oldest, woodiest stems down to the base.
Sawing a thick, old stem from the centre of a fig tree. Dec 12, It is not absolutely necessary to prune a fig tree. However, you can prune young fig trees during the first couple of years in a manner that will produce new"fruiting wood," resulting in heavier yields of fruit the following season. Figs are produced each active growth season on"old wood" (branches produced the previous season).