Fig

Fig trees are wonderful deciduous trees, and are grown very successfully in the UK. Best grown in a sheltered site with some space allowed. They are surprisingly large and spread up to 3 metres when fully grown! Can also be grown in pots which are ideal so they can be moved to sunny spots, or moved under shelter if necessary. They also have their roots restricted to reduce vigorous growth if you wanted a smaller tree.

Fig fruits are full of natural sugars and minerals including calcium and iron. Only the small embryonic fruit that appear in spring on the tips of the previous years growth will develop into ripe fruit in the UK. Fig trees are ripe and ready to harvest in August and September. A second crop appears later in the summer but these fruits will not mature and should be removed in the autumn.

Hard pruning is recommended to encourage young replacement shoots. Pinching out of strong growing tips is also encouraged in mid summer to develop and ripen the current crop.

  • Ice Crystal

    Fig

    £30.00

    Deeply divided leaves in the shape of ice crystals making a very ornamental plant. Small, sweet fruits.

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  • Brown Turkey 1

    Brown Turkey

    Fig

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    Large brown, pear-shaped fruit with a sugary, rich, red flesh and good compact habit. Reliable and easy to grow.

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  • Little Miss Figgy® (LMF01) 1

    Little Miss Figgy® (LMF01)

    Fig

    Discontinued

    Naturally dwarf mini Fig, perfect for smaller spaces and patio growing. Small, purple, sweet fruits in autumn.

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    Brunswick

    Fig

    Discontinued

    Large pear-shaped fruit. Green/yellow skin, yellow flesh with red centre. Leaves are handshaped.

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    Dalmatie

    Fig

    Discontinued

    Very large green fruit of high quality with attractive foliage. Deep red flesh, that’s juicy and sweet.

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  • Jordan

    Fig

    Discontinued

    Hardy red fruit cropping from first year. Flesh is bright red, well flavoured and juicy. Very attractive foliage.

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  • Noire de Caromb

    Fig

    Discontinued

    Black fig with a high quality eating. Small fruit. very firm skin and light red flesh. Attractive lobed green leaves.

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    White Marsailles

    Fig

    Discontinued

    Self fertile. Large, round, pale green fruit with translucent white flesh and rich, sweet taste.

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    Panache (Stripy)

    Fig

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    Very attractive striped yellow/green skin. Golden yellow and pink flesh.

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