Many fig trees are hardy (can survive year round outdoors) in gardening zones 7 to 11. With these overwintering tips, you can keep them thriving in zones as low as 4.
'Overwintering' means protecting a plant through the cold winter months until it can resume growing in the warmth of spring once again.
You will need a winter storage space like a garage where (ideally) the temperature stays between 0-10°C / 32 to 50° F.
There's just a few simple steps to take in the fall and then again in the spring (see the image below). You're basically encouraging the tree to go to sleep and wake up again when winter is over.
I know some people who wish they could do this too!
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