Black Mission Fig Tree

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Item #2073.
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USDA ZONES: 7-10 Outdoors, 4-11 Patio
 
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

Black Mission Fig Tree is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Ficus carica

Medium-sized, dark-skinned fig with a strawberry colored interior and rich flavor. The skin of the fruit often cracks when it is ripe. Mission figs are prized by chefs everywhere for their sweet rich taste and can be eaten fresh, cooked, dried or used to make preserves. This is the original fig brought to California and planted by the Franciscan Monks in the 1800s.
Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Purple to Mahogany
Ripens:
September - October
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water/drought tolerant
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 7
Tree Size:
25' - 35' height with 25' - 35' spread
Years to Bear:
1
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
to 25° F
Primary USDA Zone Range:
7 - 10
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
4 - 11
Chill Hours:
150 - 250
Size & Spacing

25' - 35' height with 25' - 35' spread

Plant 20' away from other trees and buildings

Planting & Care
Figs will tolerate any type of soil that is fast-draining with plenty of organic matter. Figs require 8 hours a day of full sun and long hot summers to produce fruit, and must be protected from cold Winters. They like regular water but will tolerate drought once the tree is eatablished. Water deeply at least once a week the first year. The sap of fig trees can be irritating, wear gloves when pruning the trees or harvesting the fruit. Figs are easily be trained as espaliers and do well in containers.
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