Ficus Carica “Common Fig”
- Plant Care
Figs (Ficus carica) are large shrubs or small trees grown for their succulent fruit and beautiful architectural foliage. Ficus carica is the scientific name of common fig trees which bear edible fruits. They grow into beautiful shapes and bear amazing fruits.
Fig trees are also very appealing fruit trees, famous for the delicate and consistent taste of their fruits which are associated to numerous health benefits. They thrive in the garden, in a container, in glasshouses or trained against a wall. Fig thrives best in areas of moderate relative humidity and can be grown at higher elevations in areas of low rainfall. Fig requires some dry months particularly at the flowering and fruiting periods and requires some winter chilling. They are light demanding plants and will grow best with eight hours or more of direct sunlight.
- They are light demanding plants and will grow best with eight hours or more of direct sunlight.Water plants regularly during the summer season, but do not overwater.Ficus carica requires sandy-clay loam and well-drained soil.18 – 30 °CApply liquid fertilizer once in 15 days during the growing season.
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