Ficus carica 'Black Mission'

'Black Mission' Fig

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Black Mission Fig is the most famous fig in cultivation prized for its edible fruits that are produced twice a year.  A deciduous fruiting tree with an interesting winter silhouette and lobed palmate mid-green leaves. The sweet-smelling fruits are produced in spring and summer and ripen to a deep purple.   Highly adaptable, but provides the best fruit in full sun and well-drained soils.

Type: 

Tree

Height: 

15' - 20'

Spread: 

15' - 20’

Spacing: 

18’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

8 - 11

Culture: 

 Full SunPart Sun 

Bloom Color: 

N/A

Season of Interest: 

SpringSummer

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Medium Maintenance.  Water regularly-weekly or more in extreme heat.  Watch for mites, aphids, mealybugs, nematodes, and scale.  Fruit can become messy if not promptly harvested.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Woodland GardenWildlife GardensShade TreeEdible Landscapes, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Orange Coneflower, Bluebeard, Saliva

 

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