Shrub Index
Ficus carica - Common Fig
Family Moraceae
Botanical Name Ficus carica
Common Name Common Fig
Size 10 - 15' (30') tall and wide.
Hardiness Zone 7 - 10
Culture Prefers moist, well-drained soil; full sun.
Ornamental Value Large, coarse foliage; edible fruit.
Landscape Use For borders.
Key Identifying Characteristics Alternate, simple, 3 to 5 lobed, pubescent leaves.
Notable Cultivars 'Brown Turkey'
Campus Location none
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