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Dwarf Fig

Dwarf Fig

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Enjoy tasty figs with dark mahogany skin and rich red flesh. Good for eating fresh, baking, preserves or dried fruit. In northern climates, plant in a container on the patio and move indoors for the winter.

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Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun
Harvest: Midsummer to early fall
Height: 8 - 10' but shorter if planted in containers
Spread: 3 - 4'
Zones: 7-10

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Botanical Name: Ficus carica
Form: Tender fruit
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade, Full Sun
Height/Habit: 8 - 10' but shorter if planted in containers
Spread: 3 - 4'
Spacing: 3 - 5'
Hardiness Zone: 7-10
Foliage Type: 3 to 5 lobed medium green, coarse in texture.
Flower Form: Not noticable.
Planting Requirements: Not particular about soil, will take clay-like or sandy as long as it is well drained.
Soil Requirements: Well drained.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Unique Characteristics: Bears fruit in 2-4 years. When the fruit is fully ripe and at its peak for eating, shipping them to the grocery is difficult. Every summer you can walk out into your own yard and enjoy them right away in mid summer and again in late summer to early fall.
Additional Information: Use Tanglefoot if ants on ripe fruit become a problem. Cover trees with netting if birds become an issue.
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love it Review by Zena H - morgan hill, CA
Posted on 2014-09-28 00:39:04

My fig tree is growing nicely. I have it in a pot and as soon as it is big enough I will plant it in the ground

Dwarf Fig Review by Andria - Tonopah, NV
Posted on 2013-02-21 12:15:05

I just got my fig last spring. I have had it inside the past 4 months & it is growing like crazy, but very bushy. Sure adds interest with my house plants!

Impressed Review by Danny - Springfield, MO
Posted on 2012-05-02 20:10:00

I ordered this and some other plants for gifts to my mother several years ago. My dad kept it in a pot and took it inside when it got cold. It was mediocre at best in the pot. When my mother passed my dad gave me the tree and I planted it in my front yard. It has flourished every since. It produces great fruit and comes back every year bigger than the last.

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For those who would like to grow fruit trees but have limited space, our dwarf fig plant is an excellent solution. With the largest dwarf varieties topping out at about 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide, they're a perfect fit for small yards, patios or greenhouses. A dwarf fig is perfect for container planting and fares well through the winter in Zones 8-11. In other zones, it is recommended that they overwinter indoors or that cover be provided. Figs prefer light to medium well-drained soil, but can grow in nutritionally poor soil as well. Be sure to plant in a space with adequate sunlight, as they will not bloom in low-light environments. The dwarf fig can tolerate seasonal drought, but needs to be watered about every 2-3 days if it's container-planted. In-ground figs do not need feeding, but container grown trees should be lightly fed 3 times per year. The smoky-soft grey green of the foliage is lush and lovely.

Native to the Middle East, the Ficus Carica Fig has been cultivated for their delicious fruit since ancient times. A dwarf fig tree produces equally delicious full sized fruits, with tender skin and sweet, juicy flesh. There are numerous varieties of dwarf figs with fruits ranging in color from golden-green to honey-brown to deep, velvety purple. Your dwarf tree will begin producing succulent fig fruit in as little as 2-4 years.

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