||Black Jack Fig
Naturally small and compact, this attractive fig tree is drought tolerant and cold hardy. Deciduous. Provides shade in summer and attractive silhouette in winter. Beautiful large lobed, palm shaped leaves.
Figs are delicious, healthful and easy-to-cultivate. The versatile, sweet fruit is an amazing source of fiber and is super easy to grow and eventually harvest.
||Purplish-black skin, juicy strawberry-colored flesh with rich, sweet flavor.
||Upright/Vase/Canopy. Moderate growing.
||Container, espalier, ground
||Full sun (minimum of six hours)
||Produces best fruit in full (minimum of six hours). Plant in organically rich, moist, well-drained soil. Figs need good air circulation. Can be enjoyed in large tubs indefinitely if re-potted or root-pruned occasionally.
|Planting and Care Tip:
||Prune to desired shape in the dormant season. Figs bleed a latex sap if pruned earlier. Reduce undesirable density by removing entire branches at their base. Can be enjoyed in large tubs indefinitely if re-potted or root-pruned occasionally.
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