Re: [gardeners] figs

Allen and Judy Merten (
Sat, 24 Apr 1999 00:37:38 -0500

    You would probably not live long enough to see fruit from a seed grown
fig tree. To tell the truth I don't even know if fig seeds will grow
anything. Most fig trees are started by rooting cuttings or from suckers from
the roots.
    Someone else may know about the seeds.
Bastrop Co.
SE Central Tx

Rob Loach wrote:

> I have been lurking on this list for a few days, and I've been enjoying
> it a lot.
> I'm going to jump in today with a question. A friend recently gave me a
> dried fig from his yard. He said that he didn't know how to go about it,
> but he thought that I could probably use the seeds inside it to plant my
> own fig tree. I can find nothing about this in anything that I have on my
> shelf.
> Should I stick the whole fig in the ground? Should I take out some seeds
> and plant them individually in pots, then transplant later?
> Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.
> Rob
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