Fig - Desert King Ficus Carica

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$5.95
The proverbial "fig bug" has bitten us and we cannot stop adding new and delightful varieties of this beautiful yet simple species to our lineup.
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  • Desert King Fig

     

     

     

    Ficus carica. -Fig Desert King 

     

    Information below is only the potential the plant has. You will be receiving one plant between 3 and 8 inches in height shipped in a 3 inch deep pot.

     

    The proverbial "fig bug" has bit us and we cannot stop adding new and delightful varieties of this beautiful yet simple species to our lineup. The Desert King with a very nicely sized fruit and strawberry colored flesh it is cold hardy to zone 7 and possibly lower. It produces an excellent breba crop and a lighter second crop.

     

     

    Desert King Fig

     

    Plant Characteristics

     

    Fruit/Flower/Aroma Characteristics

    Plant Height

    4 - 8 feet

     

    Fruit

    Productive

    Common form

    Tree or shrub 

     

            

    Size of Fruit

    Medium to large green/yellow fruits

     

    Growth

    Vigorous shoot growth

     

    Quality

    Excellent

    Leaves

    Green

     

    Comments

     

     

    Culture

    Soil

    Well-drained soil. Will not tolerate excessively wet soil but needs ample moisture during fruiting.

    Exposure

    Full sun, often planted near a structure.

    Application

    Lanscape, container

    Zone

    7 - 10a

    Comments

    Figs respond to minute amounts of fertilizer during growing season.