Fig tree (Ficus carica)

The variety I have opted for is ‘Panache Tiger’ from Four Winds nursery. I got the tree in Home Depot. Here is description:

Courtesy of Quinn Dombrowski – Flickr

 Especially fine Flavor! Small to medium sized with green color and yellow “Tiger” stripes. Strawberry tasty flesh is blood-red in color. Needs 100 chilling hours. Self-fruitful.

Fig trees can be kept below 10′ with regular pruning. Pruning is best done in late fall or winter. It is a Mediterranean crop suitable for dry hot summers and rainy cool winters. Fig is one of drought tolerant trees.

My tree had several small figs which indeed fell down after transplanting. But the tree started to grow really nice just few days after planting.


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