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PostPosted: Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:18 pm    Post subject: growing figs in ireland Reply with quote

i've spotted that mr. middleton in dublin are selling fig trees - a variety called brown turkey, which is 'specially selected for the irish climates' and is 'fully hardy and can be grown very successfully outdoors'; does anyone know if these would be able to cope with the weather we've been having in the past month or two?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

a fig tree will survive outside even during severe winters at least in the South. as the fruit is carried over the winter it may be damaged, depending on the stage of development. Fig trees were grown in the open near St. Patricks Church in Cork beside the railway station until cut down a few years ago.
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