Garden Kit: Fig Cuttings

Monday, January 10 – Monday, January 31, 2022
Start your own fig tree from a cutting.

January 10, 2022

Events > Garden Kit: Fig Cuttings

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Monday, January 10
to Monday, January 31
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Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT

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    Start your own “Brown Turkey” fig tree from a cutting!

    Figs are a small, sweet, edible fruit. Fig trees and shrubs have been cultivated since ancient times and is now widely grown throughout the world, both for fruit and as an ornamental plant.

    Along with the fig cuttings, the instructions will help your figs have a high success rate. No pre-washing, mold control, shuffling, potting up, root formation monitoring, or babying the cuttings required. You can use readily available inexpensive supplies like potting mix, containers, and shop lights.

    Registration opens December 30. Once you’ve placed a hold, kits will be available for pickup Monday, January 10.

    Included in Kit

    • Fig cutting
    • Instruction guide

    Additional Supplies Needed

    • 1/2 to 1-gallon pot
    • Lightweight potting or rooting mix
    • 1″ Parafilm (nice to have but not necessary)

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    Files to download for this event

    Fig Propagation
    Instructions for potting and growing your fig cutting.