• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate grower to 15 to 25 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Edible Fruit
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Inconspicuous
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:FYE-kus KAH-ri-ka
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:4 - 9, 12 - 24
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 15 to 25 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous
    Garden styleTropical
    Design IdeasKeep this Fig close by to easily harvest its two yearly crops of fruit. Medium size makes it good for screening or as background. For specimen, prune carefully to reveal structure.
  • 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 spot 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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