• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    15 ft. tall and wide; can be maintained at 6 ft. tall with an annual pruning.
    Key Feature:
    Edible 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; can be maintained at 6 ft. tall with an annual pruning.
    Special features:Deer Resistant, Edible, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous
    Garden styleTropical
    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.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Plant in a sheltered location in colder winter areas; plants may die to the ground and re-sprout from the roots. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer in spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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