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- Ficus carica 'Mission' The Black Mission Fig trees produce the most popular, medium to large size fruit with purple skin. The flesh is pink with a sweet, juicy, and creamy delicious flavor. Introduced by missionaries to what is now San Diego, Ca...
- Ficus carica 'brown turkey'' The Brown Turkey Fig is medium to large in size with brown to purple skin. The light pink flesh has sweet, juicy, creamy and delicious flavor. 100 chill hours. A very vigorous and fast growing tree. Harvest ripe fruit in t...
FIG TREES FOR SALE
Although Fall is when Fig Trees are harvested, the fruit can be dried for later in the year. The trees are deciduous and go dormant in the Winter. The leaves are large, dark green, and lobed leaves. Fig trees have branches that begin green, then harden to a woody brown color. The height of the fig trees reaches 10 to 30 feet tall. Great varieties that grow in California are the mission, turkey, genoa, and our unique persian fig tree.
These varieties do not need a pollinator for the fruit to ripen. Ripe fruit is very sweet and delicious with a soft and slightly juicy consistency.Figs have many health benefits as a great source of antioxidants, potassium, and dietary fiber. Eat a fig fresh off a tree . use in a salad, bake a cookie, or dry them to be enjoyed later in the year. Figs are easy to grow, prune to any shape, and produce fruit lots very quickly.
Plant in the full sun near the coast or in mild summer climates like Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Long Beach, and Malibu. However, Inland in cities such as Los Angles, Burbank, Glendale the summer are be very hot. Similarly, cities in the San Fernando Valley like Woodland Hills, Reseda, and Northridge Fig trees can be planted in morning sun and afternoon shade. This will prevent their large leaves from burning in the high Summer light during the heat waves.
INFO & CARE
Water newly planted fig trees 1 -2 times per week in the Spring – Summer. Reduce water in the Fall. Fig trees are dormant in the winter. They do not require much or any supplemental water then. Prune fig trees in the winter while they are dormant. Fertilize with low nitrogen and high phosphorus and potassium food in the Fall and Winter, and fertilizer with higher nitrogen than phosphorus and potassium in the Spring – Summer to promote growth.
Keep the surrounding area clear and pick up dropped and dried fruit to prevent pests.