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Ficus carica | Pacific Nurseries

Ficus carica

Common Name | Brown Turkey Fig
Popular Plant Non-CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
Non-CA Native
Fruit
Ficus carica is a great choice for Bay Area gardens because they are so easy to grow. They do require 6-8 hours of full sun and heat for the fruit to mature properly. Fig trees do best in well-drained soils but will tolerate wet soils better than most other fruit trees. Fig trees feature distinctive sculptural leaves and only require 100 hours of chill time below 45°F. Gophers love these trees and preventing them from causing havoc or destruction can be a challenge. Ficus carica can be pruned to retain a smaller size. Best of all, they require no cross-pollination and through parthenocarpy, they can produce more than one fruit crop each year.

Ficus carica

Attributes + Requirements

Deciduous
Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Some Pollinator Attraction
Growth | 10-30′ High
Growth | 10-30′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | Pale Green, Green-Yellow, White
Moderate Water
Full Sun
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Sandy, Clay, Well-Drained
Special Features = Excellent Fruit + Berries | Showy | Disease Resistant | Easy Care | Award winner
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Ficus carica
Sizes Grown | 15 gal

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“Ficus carica is perhaps the hardiest and fastest-growing fruit tree that I have had great customer success with. Figs do well throughout the Bay Area and they can produce two crops per year.”
Scott Wheeler | The Urban Arborist

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