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Corky's Honey Delight® Fig

Ficus carica 'Monandersen'

SKU
07760
A semi-dwarf notable for its vigorous habit and bountiful fruit, yielding two crops of succulent green figs each year. Sweet, amber-colored flesh with a flavorful honey note. Thrives in mild coastal areas and warm humid areas, but often hardy and prolific in zones 5 and 6 as well, if planted in a sheltered location. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationFYE-kus KAH-ri-ka
LoreThe fig was one of the first plants ever to be cultivated by humans. Fossilized figs dating to 9400-9200 BC were found in an early Neolithic village in the Jordan Valley.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for fruit and foliage.
Design IdeasThis attractive small tree is well-suited for small city gardens where space is limited. Makes a superb accent tree; keep away from pavement so fallen fruit won't cause staining. Provides a handsome leafy background when allowed to grow as a large shrub.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Edible, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater deeply when soil is dry.
Companion PlantsRosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Grape (Vitis); Raspberry (Rubus); Fragaria (Strawberry)

Prefers enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish 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. Fertilize in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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