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Ficus carica is better known as the common fig or simply fig tree. Originating in Western Asia, the tree can now be found all over the southern European landscape. Due to the more common milder winters in many countries, the fig tree can nowadays grow in many other countries as well, such as the United Kingdom, Belgium or Denmark. This allows you to have your own fig tree that many will be envious of. The many branches with hand-shaped leaves will quickly spread along for example a wall, creating a beautiful green whole. That said, the Ficus carica is also well suited as a container plant on your terrace.
The fig tree is a spreading deciduous shrub or tree. Due to the winter hardiness of the Ficus carica, you can add it easily to gardens in for example the United Kingdom, Belgium, The Netherlands or Denmark. That way, you will bring the Mediterranean to your own garden.
Ficus carica ‘Brown Turkey’ is by far the most popular variety due to the regular yield of fruit. In addition, this fruit is of good quality. It will grow best along a southern wall. There, as it will have optimal growing conditions there. It is best to protect the fruit against cold so that these can grow into good, full figs with a delicious flavour.
Further maintenance of the fig tree consists of tying up branches and the pruning of the tree. That way, you can keep Ficus carica neat for many years, allowing it to grow into a proper fig tree.
Would you like to have a fig tree in your garden? In our assortiment you can find various sizes and shapes of common figs. You can easily find a fig tree that suits the location you have in mind.
When you place an order at MyPalmShop, we will process it immediately. We will arrange a quick delivery within most of Europe and offer excellent service. You can always get in touch if you have any questions. That way, we can help you with making your choice for the plants.