Figs Fruit In Fall/Winter


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My fig tree spent last winter indoors. I had 20+ figs in Feb & they all just fell off.
This year, I planted the tree. The figs didn't appear until late October & fell off.
Anyone know what this is?
I'm in zone 6b.
 
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Assuming it has had adequate water (?) and no synthetic fertilizer (?) (both lack of water and/or added fertilizer will often lead to fruit drop), the cause may be pollination.

"Though common figs are self-pollinating, three common fig varieties are not. "Caprifig" and "San Pedro" require pollination by a tiny fig wasp, while "Smyrna" requires cross-pollination with "Caprifig." If these trees are not pollinated properly, they will produce immature fruits that will not ripen.
 
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Assuming it has had adequate water (?) and no synthetic fertilizer (?) (both lack of water and/or added fertilizer will often lead to fruit drop), the cause may be pollination.

"Though common figs are self-pollinating, three common fig varieties are not. "Caprifig" and "San Pedro" require pollination by a tiny fig wasp, while "Smyrna" requires cross-pollination with "Caprifig." If these trees are not pollinated properly, they will produce immature fruits that will not ripen.
Shouldn't they set fruit in the summer?
 

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Give it time...takes 3-4 years to mature into a regular fruit producer.
 

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Once the tree became mature will give you a good amount of fruit.
 
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I don't know how our climates compare, but I inherited a fig in the greenhouse when I moved here. I do get a bit of fruit in Spring, but the majority is in late Autumn, it's doing us rather well at the moment, for an English fig. My friend who moved to Portugal sends me photos of a crop which is massive by comparison, so is her tree, and outdoors.
 
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