Fig trees grow in any well drained soil.
To get the best crop of figs, you need to restrict the roots of your fig tree. By making a strong barrier around the roots of your tree, you will make it grow to a manageable size and produce more fruit.
Ideal places to grow a fig tree:
If you are planting a free-standing tree out in the open, you will need to place stone slabs or pieces of concrete under the soil:
You can now plant the fig tree and attach it to the stake while it establishes new roots.
For best results, add plenty of well-rotted manure and compost to the soil that you fill back in to plant your trees.