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Oct 06, Fig Tree Dropping Fruit-Causes & Fixes 1. Water Stress.
Wait until late winter or early spring and apply 1 pound of fertilizer per year of age of the tree up to 10 years old.
Lack of water will be the cause of the fig fruits dropping prematurely. Water stress mostly happens to 2. Wrong Fertilizer, and Dosages. Generally, we apply NPK fertilizer to the fig trees. But the NPK fertilizer will be 3. Lack of Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. If properly cared for, fig trees usually produce a generous bounty of fruit. Poor cultural conditions, pests and diseases, can cause a fig tree to drop unripened fruits from the tree.
Feb 22, If a fig tree continues to get too little water, it will abort its fruit, which means your fig fruit will fall off the tree while it is still green. Another possible reason why your figs are not getting ripe is a lack of nutrients. Fruiting is hard work for a tree. It needs extra nutrients to be able to support both itself and its fruit. If the tree has too little nutrients, the figs don’t ripen as fast and may even stop ripening.
Sep 18, But if you’ve noticed your fig leaves dropping a little early, it may be a sign of the fungal disease Fig Rust (Cerotelium fici). Figs are a great fruit tree for the north Florida home garden. Not only do they provide a tasty reward (if you can keep the birds and squirrels away), but they are fairly easy to maintain and are bothered by relatively few pests and stumpcutter.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.
The fig grows outdoors year-round in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 through 10, and usually requires only basic care to thrive and yield fruit. But occasionally a fig tree.