Ficus carica 'Black Genoa' (Fig)

Ficus carica Black Genoa Fig 200 mm
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Ficus carica 'Black Genoa' (Fig)

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A medium fast-growing deciduous tree that produces masses of large sweet black, red-fleshed fruit throughout the summer months. Fruit is great for making jam.

Ficus plants have extremely invasive roots so, in urban gardens, it is strongly advisable to keep them in pots or containers rather than planting them in the ground.

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency: Water when the top 5-10 cm of the potting mix is dry to the touch. Do not overwater to prevent root rot.

Soil: For pots: premium-quality potting mix in pots that have good drainage. For the ground, well draining loam with pH between 6 - 6.5.

Skill level: Intermediate

Growth rate: Fast

Suitable for containers: Yes

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Drought tolerance: Low

Frost tolerance: High

Wind tolerance: Medium

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Mature height: 300 cm

Mature width: 300 cm

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Large

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

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Fruit: Yes

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