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FICUS

Commonly known as Fig

Keystone species in many tropical forests.

Common fig, F. carica, is the iconic fruit which has figured prominently in many cultures.

Genus of about 800 species of mainly evergreen trees, shrubs and woody climbers, usually found in moist forests in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
  • Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - grown for foliage or edible fruits.
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free if grown outside.
  • Place of origin - tropical and sub tropical regions worldwide.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich and plenty of leaf mould. Shelter from cold winds.

Buy Varieties of FICUS

FICUS carica 'Brown Turkey'  AWARD

FICUS carica 'Brown Turkey'  >


Commonly known as: Common fig.
Free-fruiting fig with a good yellow autumn colour. The fruits have purple-brown skins when ripe and are rich and sugary which makes this an excellent dessert variety
Small £16.50 each
Large £50.00 each

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