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Ficus carica 'LSU Purple'


Ficus carica 'LSU Purple' is a tasty fig with deep purple glossy skin and sweet strawberry-coloured flesh.

Ficus carica 'LSU Purple' is a tasty fig much loved by connoisseurs with reddish burgundy to deep purple glossy skin and sweet strawberry-coloured flesh. It is less hardy than other cultivars and should be grown in a hot protected location outdoors in coastal BC or in containers elsewhere where the trees can be protected in the winter and moved out in summer. It can produce figs from an early age and multiple crops each year if given enough heat.

Common Name: Common Fig - [Citrus Pre-Order]

Family: Moraceae (The Fig Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Green

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: Purple


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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