Best Care for Fig Tree
We are sorry for the delay in answering. We just were forwarded your question this morning.
Figs can be marginally winter-hardy in Maryland and are sometimes killed back to the ground by our increasingly unpredictable weather. For that reason they are most often grown in bush form rather than tree form.
The following is our page on figs. Be sure to watch the video and click on the blog link within too: https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/figs