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Offline Newbie2figs

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Weeping Fig
« on: November 16, 2019, 09:21:54 PM »
Does anyone know is their is such a fig tree that grows sideways instead of upward? Basically low to the ground like a grape vine.
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Re: Weeping Fig
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2019, 11:19:56 PM »
I think you have the correct name for it but, I could not tell you much about it.  I saw a YouTube Video on one that a nursery owner had for several years and used to provide cuttings from.
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Re: Weeping Fig
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2019, 11:55:36 PM »
Yes there is and there was a member here that had one.  She posted on here before.  I will see if I can find her posts
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Re: Weeping Fig
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2019, 12:12:25 AM »
This is it.  Hope this helps.  She might be able to answer any questions you my have. 


https://southernfigsforum.com/index.php/topic,814.msg5085.html#msg5085
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Re: Weeping Fig
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2019, 10:54:18 AM »
Never had a weeping fig, but I've had other upside down trees before. I was told by a nurseryman that these "weeping trees" are created by starting grafts upside down. Not sure if that is how the weeping fig you are referencing was made, but if that's the case, it should be pretty simple to make one yourself. Could be a fun experiment!
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Re: Weeping Fig
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2019, 10:55:10 AM »
Thank you for helping me Lafig! It's a very interesting fig, lol I don't have to use a ladder when I am old!
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Re: Weeping Fig
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2019, 11:06:43 AM »
I think what you describe is miss figgy which steve is giving away now.
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Re: Weeping Fig
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2019, 11:24:43 AM »
Miss figgy? Sounds funny!! I followed lafig post and Mary had posted a couple pictures of a weeping fig, I actually commented on her post and couldn't remember,  I just think it would be a awesome tree to have if you set it high so the branches will come downward.
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Re: Weeping Fig
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2019, 12:02:19 PM »
The Miss figgy tree are different from the Weeping fig trees

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Re: Weeping Fig
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2019, 12:07:38 PM »
Thank you JD for the clarification.
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Re: Weeping Fig
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2019, 08:56:28 AM »
Tried contacting Mary for more info on here tree but no reply, she probably on vacation, Have a bless day to all our forum members!
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