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Fig Tree 'Ficus Carica' (2L Pot)

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Fig Tree - Description

  • Potted Fig Tree
  • Comes in Display Tube
  • Ficus Carica 'Panachee'
  • AKA Jerusalem Fig Tree
  • Produces Juicy, Edible Figs
  • Sweet Tasting
  • Can Grow Outside in Summer Against a Sunny Wall
  • Will Require Winter Protection
  • Produces Purple / Black Figs
  • Ideal for Growing in Pots
  • Current Size: 40 - 60cm in Height
  • Single Stem Trees, Will Branched Out

Fig Tree - Characteristics

  • Final Height: 3 - 4m
  • Fast growing
  • Large palmate, lobed leaves
  • Deciduous tree
  • Half hardy plants - Will need protection in Winter

Fig Tree - Planting Instructions

Planting Time

  • Plant as soon as possible

Positioning Fig Trees

  • Fig trees are happy in most soils
  • Mediterranean plants, so prefer good drainage & low fertility
  • Best to grow in full sun, at least 6 hours of sun each day
  • To ensure a good harvest, grow in greenhouses
  • Temperatures should not drop below 10°C
  • You can also grow them in pots & move outside in Summer
  • Provide good drainage
  • Avoid shaded, exposed areas & frost pockets
  • South east facing slope is best

After Care

  • Water plants when they arrive
  • Water again after planting
  • Feed in Spring & throughout the Summer months
  • If dry weather persists, water every 2 days
  • Prune back fruiting stems to reduce numbers in April
  • Best to wear gloves as the sap can irrigate skin
  • In Autumn pick off unwanted fruits to focus attention on ripening older fruit


  • Can produce 2 harvests each year
  • The first in Spring on the previous year's growth
  • The second in late Summer on current season's growth


  • Note: if you keep your fig tree indoors at all times then it will require pollination
  • This is due to lack of insects or bees indoors
  • You can pollinate by brushing the flowers with a light paint brush
  • This will spread the pollen from flower to flower
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The tree arrived within a few days and in good condition, as did the other items. It was carefully packaged and labelled. Let's hope it grows nice figs. Very happy so far with in my dealings with The Garden Shop
Small tree, now in greenhouse so hopefully it will grow well next year

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