Fig trees are hardy and surprisingly easy to grow! They grow up to 30 feet tall, but large varieties can be kept small with pruning and dwarf fig trees stay small at only 5 to 10 feet tall. These fruit trees are self-fertile, produce fruit in the first year, grow well in pots, and can even be grown indoors with the right conditions. Dig a hole at least twice as wide as the root ball and about the same depth.
Fig trees are some of the easiest fruit trees to grow. Figs Trees: A fig tree can be grown in a large pot. They do well in poor soil, but need a sunny, protected area. Trees tend to produce more fruit when their root systems are restricted, when planting in the ground, dig a hole about 3 feet wide and line with bricks. Mix plenty of bone meal in with the soil.