Little fig-lets!

Janie BJanie B LincolnshirePosts: 465
We have a potted brown turkey fig tree, from which we harvested several delicious figs this summer. The leaves are now starting to fall, and there are several little figs still on the branches. Should these be left in situ or removed? Does it matter either way? 

Many thanks.

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  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 7,985
    edited 10 October
    If they are any bigger than a pea they are best removed otherwise the plant will waste energy trying to ripen them (it will fail to do that in the UK unless you keep the pot in the greenhouse all year.)  They only have one successful crop outdoors but can have two in a GH.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • Janie BJanie B LincolnshirePosts: 465
    Cheers, Bob! 
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