Common Fig
Ficus carica
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 6.6 - 8.5
Acidity preference loves basic conditions
Toxicity irritant

Origin

Climate mediterranean

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Names

Other common names Edible Fig, Higo, Mission Fig
Family Moraceae

Characteristics

Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 7 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -17°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • green
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    6
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    8
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    9
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    2
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    3
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    5
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Leaf color
  • green
Fruit color
  • purple
  • green