Posted: 16/03/2014 at 10:23
HI criss, im putting this return from Reads Nurseries so you can understand why we tipped the Repotted fig, its to get the fig to fruit which was as i understood what you wanted, so this is only for repotting you understand as in Stephens answer to me, the later cutting back of New shoots to 4 or 5 leaves is done in Mid spring No later as the shoots might not have time to ripen and as he says you might not need to this year, and please remember maincrop figs grow on previous years wood ,no new wood very few figs.
Hello, Alan Thank you for your enquiry. Tipping the shoots now will force the fruit to grow first, I would only prune again if really needed in late May - June, but this is often not needed or possible. Stephen Read