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Ficus carica - Common Fig

Ficus carica, better known as the common fig, is a deciduous, large shrub or small spreading tree with a rounded crown. This specimen can deal with almost all soil types but develops considerably slower in poor or rocky soil.

Plant Profile

Name: Ficus carica

Common Name: Common Fig

Family: Moraceae

Height: 4–5m

Width: 4–5m

Demands: Full or partial sun, sheltered

Soil: Moist but well-drained

Foliage: Rounded, lobed leaves

Flowers: Tiny flowers momentarily ap-pear before fruits form

Ficus carica info sheet