Regarding construction - any bamboo could work fine.
I have been re-planting my orchard, pulling out old trees and planting new ones. I recently removed a pear that was about 8 feet away from a 4' tall fig tree I had planted two years ago. There were multiple, large fig roots mixed in with those of the pear.
It is clear to me that this small fig still had highly invasive roots, so be careful. If you do this, you will have removed about 1/2 of the o/a mass of roots. The tree will tolerate it just fine - it's very vigorous. There is no actual need to remove any of the canopy because you pruned roots or to 'balance' the canopy mass to root mass. Jun 06, When a fig tree is first planted, you should trim a fig tree back by about half.
This will allow the tree to focus on developing its roots and becoming well established. It will also help the fig tree grow side branches for a bushier tree. In the next winter after transplanting, it is best to start pruning fig trees for “fruiting wood.”.
Nov 03, Given proper care, plenty of sunshine, and enough soil to expand its root ball, your fiddle leaf fig will grow quickly. Healthy plants may grow several inches or even a few feet each year. They can get lopsided or too big for their location in a hurry.
Pruning will keep your plant healthy, balanced, and a good size for its location. Dec 12, During the first pruning, you can use a pair of sharp hand pruners to prune your fig back by up to half it's size.
Doing so will help to stimulate root growth, which helps your fig to more quickly established itself underground. Above ground, this will also stimulate growth of new branches making your tree bushier. 2nd Dormant Season. Jan 19, Pruning fig trees that are mature only requires removal of dead and broken stems.
Be careful not to cut into the parent wood and leave a clean cut that will seal quickly. How to Prune a Bonsai Fig Tree.
Bonsai is an ancient form of container gardening that relies upon root and stem pruning to create an aesthetic form and diminutive size. There are specific rules on how to prune a bonsai fig tree.
Jul 01, In the spring, dig up the bundle and insert the cuttings, rooted tip down, in the soil. Given even moisture and protection, top shoots will soon appear and eventually develop into a fruitful tree. Figs can be kept small by pruning them as shrubs, allowing them to be grown in the smallest of backyard spaces- a boon for urban edible landscapers.
Whatever you do, don’t consider chopping the top of your tree to keep it small. The limbs will grow back before long, but this time ‘round, they’ll be weaker. Also, discuss if you want to reduce the height of your tree, which will recover regular maintenance, or remove and replace it with a smaller tree.