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FICUS carica 'Ice Crystal'

Commonly known as Common fig

Deeply divided greyish green leaves. Bright yellow autumn colour
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  • Deciduous - 3- or 5-lobed leaves 10-24cm (4-9½in) long, heart-shaped at the bases. Pear-shaped receptacles develop into single fruit, to 10cm (4in) long
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
  • Tree - or tall shrub with spreading head. Pear-shaped receptacles develop into single fruit (4in) long, green when young, maturing to dark green, purple or dark brown
  • Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Against a wall - keep roots restricted to encourage fruiting
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • 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 - - named for the shape of the leaves
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free if grown outside
  • Place of origin - western Asia, eastern Mediterranean
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Lobed - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Orbicular - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich with plenty of leaf mould
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
Ficus - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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