A: After talking to you about bringing a sample in a sealed plastic bag to the office, I was able to determine they were most likely weeping fig thrips, Gynaikohrps uzeli. Since the plants at your nursery were originally brought in from South ... READ MORE
A: Figs are deciduous trees which can reach heights up to 30 feet but figs seldom attain tree size in Florida. When frozen to the ground, they sucker from the base and form a bush. Lateral spread of roots is quite extensive and, in certain soils, ... READ MORE
July always brings the blessing of abundant figs on my trees. A new crop waits to be picked and enjoyed every day for nearly a month. The tender sweet fruit can be enjoyed fresh, prepared into jams or used in a myriad of recipes.
The fig ... READ MORE