Re: [gardeners] Fig trees in St. Louis, Mo.

Margaret Lauterbach (
Wed, 05 Dec 2001 11:06:56 -0700

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>Does anyone have an opinion about whether or not my son-in-law, Gino,
>be protecting his two young fig trees for the winter? They are in a
>protected spot,
>and the zone is 6-1/2.  Probable low of zero.
>Penny, NY

George, how come Penny isn't on line?  How should we know whether he has to 
protect his fig trees if we don't even know what kind they are?  Some 
varieties are hardier than others.  Margaret L