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Hey guys, new to the forum and I have a question about my first Fig tree. Sorry if this gets long. I was offered anything I wanted from a “mother fig” by a customer after installing their floors. I had zero knowledge of how to grow figs so I dug up what I figured to be an attached sapling during the end of winter in Central Florida. The tree was huge and had no leaves with the exception of quite a few small green bulbs throughout. A branch had grown into the ground and rooted where I dug up a single straight branch about 2.5 ft tall, maybe 1 inch in diameter. I chopped the branch in the dirt after digging a seizable root system up around it and instantly put it in a bucket with moist soil. When I got it home I snipped it about 8-10 inches above soil and left 6 nodes. It’s been in the bucket with holes drilled in it for drainage for about 2 weeks. She’s grown 6 small green bulbs like the mother tree since I’ve had it. Am I doing okay or would seasoned fig lovers have any advice for a novice? Thanks in advance!
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