Over pruning

Asked April 29, 2020, 10:50 AM EDT

I overly pruned my fig tree in March. Tree is not showing any new grow except sprouts from bottom of tree. What should I do. Tree is over 20years old. West coast Canada

Outside United States

1 Response

Thank you for your question. Once you prune off woody tissue, you can’t will it back. Now, it appears you’ll have a multi-trucked tree. Best you can do is wait and see, and do it the tight way next time. https://extension.oregonstate.edu/news/dont-be-fooled-figs-grow-fine-western-oregon Good luck!