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Order: Urticales
   Family: Moraceae
            Genus: Ficus
                        Specie: carica

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 33 ft (10 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Green lobed leaves; purple-brown fruit

Uses: Fruit production Shade tree

Zones: 10?12

Description: Whole books have been written about the common fig, which was brought into cultivation at least 5,000 years ago in western Asia, from whence it soon spread to the Mediterranean. The fig?s origins are obscure, but its closest wild relatives and probable an

Growth Habit: Spreading rounded canopy

Comments: Likes hot dry summers; cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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