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Ficus carica 'Petite Negra'


Grow your own fresh figs across Canada with Ficus carica 'Petite Negra'. Grow outside in BC or, in colder climates, bring this dwarf variety indoors for the winter!

Ficus carica 'Petite Nigra' is a super dwarf fig tree that happily produces in small containers. The leaves have a unique growth habit. The fruit appears early, it is dark purple, and is medium in size. This is the perfect fig to grow outdoors in warmer zones or to use as a winter houseplant and summer outdoor patio plant in colder zones. Let's grow figs right across Canada!

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

Family: Moraceae (The Fig Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time:

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: Purple


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor

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