• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    15 ft. tall and wide; easily kept to 6 ft. with annual pruning.
    Key Feature:
    Sweet Summer Fruit
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:FYE-kus KAH-ri-ka
    Plant type:Tree, Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:4 - 9, 12 - 24
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:15 ft. tall and wide; easily kept to 6 ft. with annual pruning.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous
    Garden styleMediterranean, Tropical
    Design IdeasThis semi-dwarf Fig is well-suited for small city gardens where space is limited. If used as an accent tree, keep away from pavement so fallen fruit won't cause staining. Also makes a fine leafy background when allowed to grow into a large shrub. This Fig will bear fruit in most climates.
    Companion PlantsRosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Blackberry (Rubus); Grape (Vitis); Fragaria (Strawberry)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Requires less water in fall and winter, more in growing season. Provide sheltered spot in colder zones; may die back and re-sprout from roots in spring. Apply fertilizer in spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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