Peter's Honey Fig

Ficus carica 'Peter's Honey'

SKU
3674
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90% of 100
Attractive garden tree; its bold branching structure has an interesting winter appearance. Especially sweet, greenish-yellow fruit produced each summer. Needs hot exposure to ripen fruit in coastal areas. Deciduous. Full sun. Moderate grower to 15 to 25 feet tall and wide. Cutting grown.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationFYE-kus KAH-ri-ka
LoreThe earliest evidence of fig cultivation dates to 5000 BC. By the time of the Roman Empire, 29 varieties were known to be in cultivation.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 15 to 25 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for fruit and foliage.
Design IdeasThis Fig can serve as both an ornamental and a fruit tree. Plant away from hardscapes where fallen fruit can stain. Use as a single specimen or as a cloak for fence lines or to screen out undesirable views.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEasy Care, Edible, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureSweet Summer Fruit

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. Shelter in colder zones; may die back and re-sprout from roots in spring. Apply fertilizer in spring. Prune lightly in late winter.

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