Fig cuttings in August

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  1. Newtofigs

    Newtofigs New Member

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    North Vancouver, BC
    I have watched a few videos on propagating fig tree cuttings but not sure I am finding the answer I need.
    A lovely neighbour handed me a box of ripe figs and 7 branches from her fig tree this AM (leaves and fruit included on each branch). She said "just stick it in the ground and water every day"
    What do I do? Is it as easy as that? I have them sitting in water right now - pic attached.
    Any suggestions?

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  2. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Renowned Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    It could be, apparently figs root readily without hormone.

    It's a bit early in the year for this (for best results), see this article for more on propagation: The Best Ways to Propagate Fig Trees

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