Fig – Black Mission

Fig – Black Mission

Common Fig, Edible Fig, Higo, Mission Fig, Ficus carica

 

Family: Moraceae (mor-AY-see-ee) (Info)

Genus: Ficus (FY-kus) (Info)

Species: carica (KAIR-ih-kuh) (Info)

 

Category:

Trees

 

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

 

Spacing:

Unknown – Tell us

 

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)

 

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

 

Danger:

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

 

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

 

Bloom Time:

Unknown – Tell us

 

Foliage:

Deciduous

 

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant is resistant to deer

 

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

 

Patent Information:

Non-patented

 

Propagation Methods:

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

 

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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